Chandimal, Dickwella left out of Sri Lanka’s World Cup squad, Karunaratne named captain

Dinesh Chandimal and Niroshan Dickwella left out of Sri Lanka's World Cup squad and Dimuth Karunaratne appointed as captain cricket

Dinesh Chandimal was not picked in Sri Lanka’s World Cup squad

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Batsman Dinesh Chandimal and wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella were just two of the high-profile players left out of Sri Lanka’s World Cup squad, while Dimuth Karunaratne has been appointed as captain.

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West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Day 4: Gabriel stars with the ball again, but Mendis and Dickwella push Sri Lanka’s lead to 287

Kusal Mendis 87 West Indies Sri Lanka 2nd Test Day 4 St Lucia cricket

Kusal Mendis scored his sixth Test fifty

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West Indies seamer Shannon Gabriel followed his five-wicket haul in the first innings with another one on the fourth day in St Lucia, but Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Mendis and wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella scored 87 and 62 respectively as the tourists forged a 287-run lead.

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