This is bad news in the Lankan camp

This is bad news in the Lankan camp

ODI World Cup ahead. Before that, the injury of any important cricketer will bring worry on the forehead of any team, that is normal. Such thoughts have appeared on the forehead of Sri Lanka. After Pakistan, New Zealand, now the Lankan camp has been attacked.

Sri Lankan spinner Mahish Thikshana suffered a hamstring injury in the life-or-death match against Pakistan on September 14. A statement on Saturday (September 16) gave new information about the injury to the Lankan spinner.

The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) statement on Mahish Thikshana’s injury has said that Thikshana’s hamstring injury is grade-2. Due to this, he will not play against India in the Asia Cup final. Meanwhile, there is concern about the return of the Lankan spinner in the World Cup.

In this regard, Professor Arjuna de Silva, head of SLC’s medical committee, said, “The injury has been confirmed in the MRE scan. Although he is able to walk, the pain is not so great. However, keeping in mind the World Cup, we are not thinking about bringing him to the field. I hope he can participate in the World Cup.

Meanwhile, Shahan Arachchige has been called up to the Lankan squad for the Asia Cup finals in place of Thikshana. The 27-year-old all-rounder made his debut last July. Where once he got a chance to bat, he picked up a half century. And he took 1 wicket for 18 runs in 5 overs with the ball.

Incidentally, Pakistani pacers Naseem Shah and Haris Rauf have also been ruled out due to injuries. Besides, New Zealand pacer Tim Southee has given bad news for the team with a serious injury.


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