Gulf News – All-rounder Mathews returns from injury as Samaraweera takes charge as batting coachColombo: Sri Lanka have dropped batsmen Kusal Mendis and Kaushal Silva from the squad for the three-Test series in India, starting next week, while fit-again all-rounder Angelo Mathews has returned from injury.

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  • All-rounder Mathews returns from injury as Samaraweera takes charge as batting coachColombo: Sri Lanka have dropped batsmen Kusal Mendis and Kaushal Silva from the squad for the three-Test series in India, starting next week, while fit-again all-rounder Angelo Mathews has returned from injury.
  • Silva also had an underwhelming series and managed 67 runs in the two Tests.
  • “SLC announces today the recruitment of former Sri Lankan right hand batsman Thilan Samaraweera as batting coach to the national team for a period of three years,” it said.


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