Uncapped opener Udara Jayasundera and rookie leg spinner Jeffrey Vandersay have been selected in Sri Lanka's Test squad for the tour of New Zealand. The 15-man squad, which features three spinners, four quicks and eight batsmen, has no room for opener Kaushal Silva and offspinner Tharindu Kaushal.
Udara Jayasundera has ten first-class hundreds and an average of 43.09
Sri Lanka play two Tests, in Dunedin and Hamilton. The first begins on December 10.
Sri Lanka Test squad: Angelo Mathews (captain), Kusal Mendis, Udara Jayasundera, Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Perera, Milinda Siriwardana, Kithuruwan Vithanage, Dimuth Karunaratne, Dhammika Prasad, Nuwan Pradeep, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera, Rangana Herath, Dilruwan Perera, Jeffrey Vandersay
Sri Lanka play five ODIs and two T20s against New Zealand. The first ODI is set to be played in Christchurch on December 26.
SL ODI squad: Angelo Mathews (captain), Lahiru Thirimanne (vice-captain), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kusal Perera, Dinesh Chandimal, Milinda Siriwardana, Danushka Gunathilaka, Sachithra Senanayake, Ajantha Mendis, Dhammika Prasad, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Pradeep, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera, Chamara Kapugedera, Jeffrey Vandersay
SL T20 squad: Lasith Malinga (captain), Kusal Perera, Shehan Jayasuriya, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Milinda Siriwardana, Chamara Kapugedera, Kithuruwan Vithanage, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Nuwan Kulasekara, Dushmantha Chameera, Thisara Perera, Jeffrey Vandersay, Sachithra Senanayake, Isuru Udana