Dilshan Madhushanka
Dilshan Madhushanka. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

The eighth version of the T20 World Cup received underway on October 16 in Australia. Sri Lanka are going through Namibia within the opening recreation of the match. Nonetheless, the day did not begin on a superb notice for the crew from island nation. Their tempo bowler Dilshan Madhushanka has received dominated out of the mega occasion attributable to a quadriceps damage which he sustained whereas coaching forward of the match.

Madhushanka was seen hobbling away from observe on Saturday (October 15) and was despatched to get an MRI scan that confirmed an damage. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is predicted to announce a substitute for him shortly. An damage to Madhushanka is a large blow for Sri Lanka because the pacer had carried out extraordinarily effectively within the Asia Cup that they gained.

Who can substitute Dilshan Madhushanka?

Sri Lanka have travelling reserves with the present squad and it is vitally a lot doubtless that one among them will probably be chosen. Binura Fernando is one pacer whereas Lahiru Kumara and Pramod Madhushan are already within the squad. Curiously, the crew went with the latter forward of Kumara for the opening recreation towards Namibia. Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka gained the toss and opted to bowl first.

Namibia (Enjoying XI): Michael van Lingen, Divan la Cock, Stephan Baard, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Gerhard Erasmus(c), Jan Frylinck, JJ Smit, David Wiese, Zane Inexperienced(w), Bernard Scholtz, Ben Shikongo

Sri Lanka (Enjoying XI): Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis(w), Dhananjaya de Silva, Danushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka(c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Pramod Madushan, Maheesh Theekshana

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