Opener Kaushal Silva plays his first Test for Sri Lanka in over a year, but there is no place for Roshen Silva, who had had a modest series against South Africa in June.
Both Burns, who was in the original England squad for this series, and Foakes, who was brought into the squad as injury cover for regular Test wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow, are Surrey county players.
When Bairstow missed the fourth Test against India in September with a broken finger, Jos Buttler kept wicket instead but now Foakes is in line for a first cap, the first England debutant behind the stumps since Buttler in 2014.
Asked whether Cook had been in touch to wish good luck as England set about trying to end a winless streak of 13 Tests away from home, Root replied: 'He hasn't yet. Of course we'll miss him, but it's a chance to stand up and do something special for England'.
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But games can move quickly here. There has only been one draw in the last 14 Tests here, with Sri Lanka winning nine of those games on a pitch that has always favoured spin. Herath is playing his final Test, his 93rd since his debut in 1999. England hasn't won its previous four Tests in Galle. Who will bat No. 3 - pah!
To Galle then, at this ungodly hour, and the lovely ground overlooked by the ancient old fort, where Sri Lanka and England start the first of three Tests at 4.30am GMT.
'There's no excuse for feeling undercooked, ' he said. 'We're aware that the weather's going to be an issue throughout the tour, and we have to make the most of the opportunities we get.
Another problem is that new technology has found an increase in emissions of a banned CFC out of East Asia, the report noted. Ozone is a molecule comprised of three oxygen atoms that occurs naturally in small amounts.
Le Tribunal de commerce de Casablanca a prononcé l'ouverture de la liquidation de la Samir contre six administrateurs sur sept. Le juge a également décidé d'étendre la liquidation à la société hôtelière SAMIR et Corral Hôtel Resorts.
Lionel Messi est relégué en 6e position tandis que Cristiano Ronaldo ne figure pas dans le Top 10 des attaquants. Il est suivi par l'anglais Harry Kane (197,5 M€) et de l'autre superstar du PSG, Neymar Jr (197M€).
Marianne Gambelli, Fox News' president of advertising sales, said the commercial was pulled on Sunday "upon further review". An NBC source said the ad was cleared by the broadcast network's standards and practices team.
We need to be concentrated all the time , because every pause and the smallest little thing is immediately punished". The front three still aren't firing on all cylinders but they're still a handful, especially Mane.
He set a world record for the longest assisted contiguous stage swim at 74 days, with a wetsuit, but no fins or hand paddles. Lucia while tied to a tree. "Relief I didn't face plant the floor, grateful I can come on land and see my family again".
About 5,000 people are walking and, when they're lucky, travelling by truck on a journey that has already lasted weeks. Migrants briefly blocked traffic on the busy highway to beseech passing truckers for a ride, but none offered one.
The 26-year-old failed to come out of his corner for the fifth round of Saturday night's fight at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow . He was an incredible fighter", said Donaire Jr. during a post fight interview, which WBSS posted on social media.
Custer wins Xfinity race
Starting on the inside lane, Reddick jumped out to an early lead, followed by Custer and fellow-Playoff contender Austin Cindric . Then with 68 left, Cindric moved up the track in Turn 3 and made contact with Bell, who wound up in the wall.
Pregnant 'RHOA' star Porsha Williams hospitalized
Us Weekly reports that Williams was "experiencing extreme pain" due to fibroid complications but added the baby is doing "fine". Especially while she's carrying a new baby. "I guess I'll just keep any other tea to myself... at this point".
Gameday: Pominville makes it 3-0 Sabres in first period
The Sabres play the second game of a back-to-back set Sunday night, when they visit the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Pominville would get a goal of his own for his second point of the night minutes later, making it 3-0 Sabres in the first period.
Man bitten by shark in third Whitsundays attack in three months
A 46-year-old tourist, Justine Barwick , was attacked on September 19 while swimming from a yacht in Cid Harbor and is recovering. Interested in Sharks? Add Sharks as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Sharks news, video, and analysis from ABC News.
FDA approves new opioid
Public Citizen described the drug as "five to 10 times more potent than fentanyl and 1,000 times more potent than morphine". Critics are blasting the FDA for approving Dsuvia as the country faces increasing opioid overdose deaths.
'South Park Susan' turns self in to police
Police charged Westwood with misusing 911, communicating threats and simple assault, but couldn't find her to serve the warrants. Westwood disappeared after the October 19 incident in a parking lot of her Charlotte apartment complex.