Theekshana, aged 23, suffered a hamstring harm throughout their Tremendous 4 victory over Pakistan, which secured their place within the match’s Sunday last. This occasion serves as a precursor to subsequent month’s ODI World Cup in India.
Shanaka knowledgeable reporters on the eve of the title showdown in Colombo, stating, “He will not be capable to participate on this sport since he acquired a Grade 3 harm, however he can be there for the World Cup.”
Theekshana had contributed considerably, claiming eight wickets in 5 matches, offering worthwhile help to a youthful bowling assault that included pacer Matheesha Pathirana and fellow spinner Dunith Wellalage.
To fill the void left by Theekshana, top-order batsman Sahan Arachchige can be becoming a member of the squad whereas Theekshana undergoes rehabilitation, based on Sri Lanka Cricket.
Regardless of getting into the match as underdogs, Sri Lanka, who co-hosted the occasion with Pakistan, have superior to their eleventh Asia Cup last and have a chance to safe their seventh title. The island nation superior to the Tremendous Fours with a dramatic victory over Afghanistan and has maintained their momentum, regardless of a loss to India within the Tremendous Fours stage.
“The boys actually need to ship for the nation,” mentioned Shanaka.
“As a workforce now we have been underdogs, so everybody needs to carry out on the larger stage. These children, they should present the world what they’re able to.”
(With inputs from AFP)