Madushanka had torn an indirect muscle throughout a apply sport on Friday, and should even be battling to regain health forward of World Cup in October, Professor Arjuna de Silva, SLC’s chairman of the medical committee instructed ESPNcricinfo. Chameera, likewise, has a pectoral harm that places him in some doubt for the beginning of the World Cup as effectively.
Kumara, in the meantime, has suffered a facet pressure – a recurring harm. His restoration time is just not anticipated to be so long as that of Chameera or Madushanka, however might put him out of the Asia Cup fully as effectively.
Kumara, Chameera, and Madushanka are amongst Sri Lanka’s quickest bowlers, and their absence will create issues for Sri Lanka’s assault, which had carried them by the World Cup Qualifier in June and July. Within the absence of those quicks, Sri Lanka will doubtless must depend on the likes of Kasun Rajitha, Pramod Madushan, and Matheesha Pathirana, all of whom have not less than some expertise.
Hasaranga, in the meantime, could possibly be changed by left-arm spinning allrounder Dunith Wellalage, though legspinning allrounder Dushan Hemantha may be known as up.
Sri Lanka’s first match of the Asia Cup is in opposition to Bangladesh, on Thursday. They must keep away from ending final in a gaggle additionally that includes Afghanistan, to make it to the Tremendous 4 stage.