Sri Lanka cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka
Sri Lanka cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Sri Lanka continues to undergo one other main blow of their quest to succeed in the Tremendous 12 stage of the T20 World Cup as top-order batter Danushka Gunathilaka has endured a hamstring tear. The participant, who missed the UAE recreation together with Pramod Madushan, underwent scans on hamstring accidents that was later confirmed on the official web site of the Worldwide Cricket Council.

Earlier the facet misplaced the companies of Dushmantha Chameera who was additionally confirmed to be dominated out of the remainder of the matches. Chameera dazzled in thumping win over the UAE having scalped three wickets and making a gift of solely 15 runs. The Lankan Lions utterly outclassed UAE in a fixture that proved to be important for the progress of the 2022 Asia Cup winners.

Ashen Bandara to switch Danushka Gunathilaka

Gunathilaka was to endure health assessments forward of the fixture however after cautious evaluation by the medical staff, the participant will probably be within the sidelines because of the damage and has been dominated out of the marquee match. Moreover, it’s understood that the Lankan Lions have travelling reserve Ashen Bandara, who will be part of the facet as a alternative.

The pressured alternative made by Sri Lanka at this stage might come not out as a fruitful one because the participant has not bought accustomed to taking part in within the Australian situations. Furthermore, getting right into a high-octane match which technically is a digital knockout match in opposition to the Netherlands will probably be tough for Bandara.

Sri Lanka will probably be out with the few gamers as they head into the match in opposition to the Dutch facet, nonetheless, the facet will probably be optimistic to fireside all cylinders and guarantee a spot within the group stage of the grand occasion. As Netherlands have gained each their matches and a win in opposition to Sri Lanka will seal the deal for the facet, it’s extremely unlikely that the facet will make any possibilities within the a lot awaited conflict.