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Kusal Perera returns to Sri Lanka Test squad against Aussies

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Left-hand batsman has made his way back to the Sri Lankan Test squad for their upcoming two-match series beginning January 24.

The 28-year-old is included in the team following a disappointing performance by opening batsman during their recently-concluded two-match Test series against

In another major development for Sri Lanka, their all-rounder Angelo Mathews, who was sidelined from ODI series owing to a left hamstring injury, has been left out from the upcoming Test series as well, ESPNcricinfo reported.

Apart from Perera's inclusion and Gunathilaka's exclusion, no other changes have been made in the Test squad that toured Players like Lahiru Thirimanne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Lakshan Sandakan, and have successfully retained their place in the squad, despite not playing a Test in New Zealand.

will play their first Test against from January 24 to 28 followed by the second match which will be played from February 1 to 5.

Following is the full Test squad for Australia series:

(Captain), Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne, Mendis, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dhananjaya de Silva, Silva, Niroshan Dickwella, Perera, Dilruwan Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Lahiru Kumara, Dushmantha Chameera, and

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 20:45 IST