The test match win with the record chase at Galle International Ground gave Sri Lanka the all-important best start for the ICC test championship. Sri Lanka leads the points table with 60 points. The second test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand will commence today at P Sara Stadium.
Sri Lanka will go with ace spinner Dilruwan Perera, as Akila Dananjaya has been ruled out due to the ICC announcement of suspected bowling action again. However, Akila danajaya is told that he can play international matches until the final decision is taken after scrutinizing the bowling action. The ICC reported a suspicion on the bowling actions of New Zealand Captain Kane Williamson and Sri Lanka ace spinner Alika Dhananjaya. Akila has already gone through a bowling scrutiny in Australia. However, particular over during the first test match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand has been identified as a curtail one for Akila Dhananjaya. Akila Bowled 62 overs and Kane Williamson bowled only 3 overs