Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews to return house from West Indies tour
It appears unlikely at this stage that he can return to the tour at any level
Mathews leaves on the day of the second ODI, having captained the T20I leg of the tour. There are two ODIs and two Exams but to be performed, in addition to a apply match forward of the Check sequence. He was anticipated to be in Sri Lanka’s center order for all of those matches.
His departure additional depletes an ODI squad that’s with out the likes of Kusal Perera and Lahiru Kumara, because of damage, and for the second match can also be with out Dasun Shanaka, whose late arrival because of visa troubles have meant he’s accessible for the third ODI solely. Dhananjaya de Silva is within the Caribbean, however can also be nonetheless in quarantine and is obtainable just for the Check sequence, as he’s making a gradual return to top-flight cricket following a major thigh damage sustained in December.
Sri Lanka misplaced the T20 sequence 2-1, and misplaced the primary of three ODIs as effectively. The likes of Oshada Fernando, Thisara Perera, and Niroshan Dickwella can be found to take up Mathews’ place within the XI.
Andrew Fidel Fernando is ESPNcricinfo’s Sri Lanka correspondent. @afidelf