According to Sri Lanka Cricket internal sources, two new assistants have been included in the tour in place of the regular assistants.
The two assistants who have been dropped from the tour are Nuwan, who assists the players pick the ball and assist in fielding practices and Indian national Sri Ram, who is a computer analyst.
The two assistants were recently accused of misdeeds. Sri Ram was alleged to have leaked information on the Sri Lankan players while Nuwan was accused of assisting the players in certain secret activities. Hence they were removed.