Kusal Mendis

Sri Lanka under 19 World Cup captain batsman Kusal Mendis was named in a 15-member squad for the two-Test series against West Indies starting at Galle on Wednesday.

A right-hand bat and wicket-keeper Mendis (20) led Sri Lanka in the under 19 World Cup held in the UAE last year. He is one two uncapped Test players picked. All-rounder Milinda Siriwardana is the other.

Siriwardana (29), a left-hand bat and left-arm spinner has represented his country in ODIs and T20Is but not in Tests.

Sri Lanka Test squad: Angelo Mathews (captain), Lahiru Thirimanne (vice-captain), Kaushal Silva, Dimuth Karunaratne, Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Perera, Milinda Siriwardana, Kusal Mendis, Rangana Herath, Dilruwan Perera, Tharindu Kaushal, Dhammika Prasad, Nuwan Pradeep, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera.