Sydney - Uncapped right arm fast bowler Chamika Karunaratne
has been picked by Sri Lanka to replace injured Lahiru Kumara in the Test squad
as the visitors bid to level the series in Canberra.
Australia thrashed Sri Lanka by an innings and 40 runs in
the first Test in Brisbane on Saturday.
That was a major boost for the Australian team, which
recently lost a Test series to India for the first time on home soil.
But Sri Lanka, who recently lost a series 3-0 against New
Zealand, now face the unenviable prospect of being swept again.
In another injury blow, Sri Lanka Cricket said Dushmantha
Chameera - who injured his left ankle while bowling during the first Test - had
been ruled out of the second and final Test starting on Friday.
Both bowlers are now returning home, the selectors said in a