The 22-year old fast bowler Asitha Fernando has been named as his replacement.
The board is also hopeful that the successful staging of the matches will open new opportunities.
Both teams will look at this series as a great opportunity to assert their dominance on the other.
The Proteas all-rounders were brilliant in this game.
Sri Lanka will need a miracle to make a comeback in this game now.
Sri Lanka are only 90 runs behind in the first innings.
England won the third Test in Colombo by 42 runs.
Sri Lanka have been whitewashed in a Test series at home for the second time in two years.
Akila Dananjaya will miss this game.
The Sri Lanka side looks further depleted leading into the second Test.