Cricket

Sri Lanka struck with more injury woes

2016-07-25 12:56
Suranga Lakmal (Getty Images)

Pallekele - Sri Lanka's injury problems worsened ahead of Tuesday's opening test match against Australia, with fast bowler Suranga Lakmal and all-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva joining the list of absentees.

Fast bowlers Dhammika Prasad, Dushmantha Chameera and leg-spinner Jeffrey Vandersay was injured during Sri Lanka's recent tour to England, while seamer Shaminda Eranga was suspended by the International Cricket Council after his bowling action was found to be illegal.

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said that Lakmal, who had recovered from a knee injury he had sustained in England, has hamstring stiffness and that De Silva was hit on a finger while bowling.

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