BREAKING: All-rounder Thisara Perera takes blow to head

Colombo, 11th June 2017

Sri Lanka all-rounder Thisara Perera was hit by a ball on the head during practice at Cardiff yesterday (10) ahead of the all important CT17 game against Pakistan tomorrow (12).

In a most fortunate turn of events, there has been no serious injury and although under careful observation there is currently no complaint related to head injury, with only reports of tenderness in the area of impact.

Sri Lanka Cricket will continue to keep him under strict medical observation.