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Sri Lanka's Mathews, Gamage out of West Indies tour

AFP  |  Colombo 

All-rounder and fast bowler have returned home from Sri Lanka's tour of the West Indies, the board said Wednesday, adding to the country's woes after losing the first Test.

Gamage fractured a finger batting in the first Test which lost on Sunday, said a board statement. Mathews withdrew due to a "personal reason", it added.

Dasun Shanaka and Danushka Gunathilaka will leave on Wednesday to join the squad for the remaining two Tests.

are already missing opener Dimuth Karunaratne, who fractured a finger while batting in the nets. The second Test starts on Thursday in Saint Lucia.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 17:50 IST