The Sri Lanka Cricket on Saturday announced a 17-member squad for the two-match Test series against West Indies.
Dasun Shanaka, who was on Monday appointed Sri Lanka's T20I skipper for the West Indies tour, was unable to board the flight with the team due to a visa-related issue.
South Africa's batsmen came up with a strong response after Sri Lanka posted their highest-ever score in the country on Day 2 of the 1st Test.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Security concerns in Pakistan resulted in many senior players pulling out of the tour of Pakistan, leaving Dasun Shanaka to lead the depleted side.
Former captain Angelo Mathews led Sri Lanka with 87 off 90 balls, guiding the side to 294-8 before Dasun Shanaka backed his 30 off 14 with three wickets for 27 runs to complete the rout.
Sri Lanka's Dasun Shanaka admitted he tried to tamper with the ball to ICC match referree David Boon.
India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3 Highlights: Sri Lanka reached 165 for four at stumps after bundling out India for 172 on the third day of the opening Test at the Eden Gardens on Saturday.
Cheteshwar Pujara was the lone Indian batsmen to produce some fight against the Sri Lankan bowling attack on a green top in overcast conditions.