Injury raises Sri Lanka’s concern
Australia will send 3 players to the board
Dushmanta Chamira is out of the tournament
New Delhi: It has been almost 10 days since the start of T20 World Cup 2022. Meanwhile, some players of the Sri Lankan team have suffered injuries. Sri Lankan pacer Dushmantha Chamira was injured last week against the Netherlands. After which he was out of the tournament. At the same time, fast bowler Binura Fernando was also injured in the last match against Australia. After several players got injured in Australia, the board has decided to send three additional players to Australia.
This news has been confirmed by the Sri Lanka Cricket Board. Giving information, the board has told that Sri Lanka Cricket has decided to send three additional players to Australia as a backup. Sri Lanka Cricket has decided to send batsman Niroshan Dickwella, bowler Asita Fernando and Mathisha Pathirana to Australia. These three players will join the team as backup players. If a player gets injured, then his place can be given to these players.
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SLC has decided to send 3 additional players to Australia to remain as backups in the event of any replacements.
Niroshan Dickwella, Asitha Fernando, & Matheesa Pathirana will be sent along with Tim McCaskill, Head of the High Performance Center of the SLC.#T20WorldCup pic.twitter.com/mGWpZK4x8f
— Sri Lanka Cricket (@OfficialSLC) October 26, 2022
Let us tell you that Sri Lanka started the World Cup with the first match against Namibia. He had to face defeat in this match. After that, the team made a comeback and made it to the Super 12 by defeating the Netherlands.
Sri Lankan team has played a total of two matches in Super 12. In which there has been one victory and one defeat. Where the Sri Lankan team won the first match against Ireland. At the same time, there was a defeat against Australia by seven wickets.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : October 27, 2022, 10:48 IST