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Sri Lanka's Silva joins West Indies tour after funeral

AFP  |  Colombo 

allrounder rejoined the national team touring the after attending his father's funeral, officials said Monday.

Ranjan de Silva, a local politician, was gunned down in a Colombo suburb 10 days ago on the eve of the team's departure.

"left the country on June 3 evening to join the team in West Indies," said in a statement.

The three-Test tour starts on Wednesday at the Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain,

are also missing opener who fractured a finger while batting in the nets earlier last month.

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First Published: Mon, June 04 2018. 12:40 IST