Tharanga to replace retired Sangakkara

2015-08-27 13:08
Upul Tharanga (AFP)

Colombo - Sri Lanka have named left-handed Upul Tharanga to replace retired Kumar Sangakkara in the third series-deciding Test against India starting on Friday.

Sangakkara quit international cricket after playing the first two games of the series that is level 1-1.

Captain Angelo Mathews said on Thursday the management is still discussing other changes in the team, including whether to hand hard hitter Kusal Perera a Test debut in place of Jehan Mubarak.

India's team director Ravi Shastri says his team would go all out for a series win after their comeback victory in the second Test.

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