Fernando replaces injured Welegedera in Sri Lanka side

Hosts look to wrap up three-match series against Pakistan in Colombo

Gulf News

Colombo: Pace bowler Dilhara Fernando has replaced the injured Chanaka Welegedera as the only change to the Sri Lanka squad for the second Test against Pakistan starting in Colombo on Saturday.

Welegedera has been ruled out of the three-match series after tearing a muscle in his left shoulder.

Sri Lanka won the first Test by 209 runs in Galle.

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