Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews out of South Africa Test series!!

Angelo Mathews a stunning professional Sri Lankan cricketer wants to play in the upcoming matches but is unable to play due to injuries! 

Guys, this kind of situation is like someone had prepared for an exam and at last he’s unable to gave the exam!

Mathew is so excited to play in the upcoming Test series against England and South Africa, but he missed the mark.

Let’s dig deeper!

Sri Lanka have named an expanded 22-man squad for the upcoming series in which Mathews’ name was listed, but now in a huge blow sue to his harsh health conditions, the all-rounder’s name has been ruled out from the list!

The 33-year-old is having a hamstring injury which he got while playing in the recently concluded Lanka Premiere League. 

The domestic Twenty20 league is a blow for the batsman Mathew, now he’s hoping that he will be fit to face England in the upcoming test! 

Team Sri Lanka is truly going through bad times, as not only the loss of stunning Angelo Mathews the team is also going to feel the absence of outstanding opening batsman Oshada Fernando in the upcoming Tests!

Oshada is still battling from his ankle injury, due to which he’s unable to play in the first Test against South Africa!

According to recent condition of the team, it seems quite difficult for Sri Lankan’s to win the battle without their two golden team members, Angelo Mathews and Oshada Fernando! 

Arrangement of Upcoming Matches!

All the players and staff members will out for South Africa tour on 18th December where they play a three-day tour Test match. 

The first Test match will be organized in Pretoria on Boxing Day whereas the second one will be held in Johannesburg from 3 January. 

Initially, Sri Lankans were going to play against England but their scheduled series against England got postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 

Hence, after completing Test series against South Africa, Sri Lanka will host England in January and begins two-Test home series in Galle from 14th January! 

Uncapped Players!

This time, Sri Lanka’s captain Dimuth Karunaratne included five uncapped players in the squad who has never been chosen as a member of a particular sports team! 

Check out their names buddies; Wanindu Hasaranga, Minod Bhanuka, Asitha Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka and Santhush Gunathilake!

So, guys don’t forget to watch the performance of five uncapped players and stay tuned to get more latest updates timely!

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