Injured Dilshan Madushanka out of T20 World Cup; Binura Fernando named replacement

Dilshan Madushanka, the left-arm seamer, has actually been eliminated of the T20 Globe Mug, after enduring a quadriceps tear on the eve of Sri Lanka’s first match of the competition. The ICC’s Occasion Technical Board has actually accepted Binura Fernando as Madushanka’s substitute in the team for the rest of the competition.

Madushanka was seen hindering far from technique on Saturday as well as was quickly sent out to obtain an MRI check, which verified the injury.

Having actually made his global launching in the current Asia Mug, Madushanka had actually thrilled with the training course of the competition, taking 6 arches as well as preserving an economic situation price of 7.75 throughout 6 suits.

Having actually brought dynamic speed as well as swing to the powerplay overs, along with selection at the fatality, he had actually maybe ended up being Sri Lanka’s second-choice fast, after Dushmantha Chameera. He was most likely to be in the XI for Sunday’s first-round suit versus Namibia.

Binura has actually played 9 T20Is as well as 4 ODIs for Sri Lanka, taking 10 as well as 2 arches in the layouts specifically. He made his global launching for Sri Lanka in 2015, in the very first T20I versus Pakistan in Colombo. His last T20I was the third match against India in Dharamsala in February 2022.

The various other seamers in the Sri Lanka team are Lahiru Kumara as well as Pramod Madushan.

In spite of their current Asia Mug triumph, Sri Lanka should play the preliminary of the Globe Mug, where they play UAE as well as Netherlands along with Namibia, in order to get approved for the major draw.

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