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Sri Lanka recalls Perera for Australia Tests

AFP  |  Colombo 

Tuesday recalled batsman to a 16-member squad for the two-match Test series against starting later this month.

kept out of the Test series which lost 1-0, but he was included in the shorter formats of the game.

He takes his place back in the Test squad for as selectors dropped over his poor form in

Following the Test defeat, also lost the just concluded three-match one-day international series to 3-0. A one-off T20 match is due to be played on Friday in

The first Test against opens on January 24 in and the second starts on February 1 in

Sri Lanka Test squad for Australia: (captain), Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dhananjaya de Silva, Silva, Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Perera, Dilruwan Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Lahiru Kumara, Dushmantha Chameera and Kasun Rajitha.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 22:12 IST