Dhananjaya to replace injured Kusal Perera

Media Release

22nd January, 2018

Angelo Mathews

Sri Lanka team’s White-Ball Captain Angelo Mathews who suffered a right hamstring tightness has returned to Sri Lanka and will not take part in the remainder of the ongoing ODI tri-series.

His participation in the rest of the Bangladesh tour will depend on medical advice.

Kusal Janith Perera

In the meantime, Batsman Kusal Janith Perera is suffering from a side strain, which has occurred, while he was batting in the 2nd match Sri Lanka played against Zimbabwe in the ongoing ODI Tri-Series.

He is being asked to rest by the doctors and will miss the remainder of the ongoing ODI series.

Dhananjaya De Silva

Batsman Dhananjaya De Silva will be sent as a replacement for Kusal Janith Perera.