Both the current captains Malinga and Karunaratne have decided not to tour.
It was informed by Harin Fernando, the Sri Lankan Sports Minister.
Steve Smith scored 116 off 102 balls with 8 fours and 3 sixes against England.
'Sarfi bhai thora smile please,' wrote one of the fans.
Dimuth Karunaratne is Sri Lanka's first captain to win his first away Test and ODI series as a captain.
Both teams will look at this series as a great opportunity to assert their dominance on the other.
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For now, only five players have sought permission for the same.
There were also reports of the internal squabble in the team and Karunaratne’s appointment might have come as a middle path to pacify sentiments.
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