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Sri Lanka skipper Chandimal to miss India Test

Rangana Herath will step in as captain as Dinesh Chandimal is taken to hospital with Pneumonia.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Rangana Herath will lead Sri Lanka in the first Test against India after Dinesh Chandimal was admitted to hospital Friday(21) with pneumonia, chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya said. “He (Chandimal) was down with flu, but today it got worse and he was taken to hospital,” Jayasuriya said. “He is down with pneumonia and will not be able to play the first Test starting on Wednesday (26).” Jayasuriya said Chandimal’s health would be monitored before a call is taken on his availability for the second Test. Chandimal was named as skipper of the Test squad last week after Angelo Mathews quit following a humiliating 3-2…

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