Malinga included in Sri Lanka test squad

COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith  Malinga has been included in the 16-member squad for the  three-test series against India starting at Galle on July 18. 
 
Malinga made his last test appearance in December 2007  against England. 
The 26-year-old was out of action for nine months with a  knee injury. He returned to international cricket in February  2009, playing limited-over and Twenty20 Internationals.  

Off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan, who is due to retire from  test cricket after the Galle match, is also in the squad along  with 25-year-old Suraj Randiv who is likely take to his place for the  rest of the series. 
 
Squad: Kumar Sangakkara (captain), Muttiah Muralitharan,  Tillakaratne Dilshan, Tharanga Paranavitana, Mahela Jayawardene,  Thilan Samaraweera, Angelo Mathews, Prasanna Jayawardene, Lasith  Malinga, Rangana Herath, Dilhara Fernando, Dhammika Prasad,  Suraj Randiv, Thilina Kandamby, Chanaka Welagedara, Lahiru  Thirimanne.

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