LONDON: Sri Lanka gained a contemporary blow with damage of Chamara Kapugedera, forward in their all vital Champions Trophy fit in opposition to India at The Oval as of late.
Kapugedera was once dominated out of the remainder of the Champions Trophy after struggling an damage in observe on Wednesday.
Kapugedera sustained what the Global Cricket Council later showed was once a knee damage at the eve of Sri Lanka’s 2nd fit within the event in opposition to India on the Oval on Thursday (as of late).
The ICC stated its match technical committee had authorized Danushka Gunathilaka as a substitute for Kapugedera within the Sri Lanka squad for the event.
Gunathilaka, a 26-year-old left-handed top-order batsman and off-spinner, has represented Sri Lanka in 19 one-day internationals during which he has scored 420 runs and brought 5 wickets.
His closing ODI was once in opposition to Bangladesh in Colombo previous this 12 months.
Sri Lanka appear to be some of the weaker groups in Workforce B. South Africa have already gained in opposition to their pool fit in opposition to Sri Lanka with 96-run margin. India has been on height in their recreation, demolishing Pakistan of their opening fit of the event. India has gained 14 of the 17 ODI fits performed between the 2 groups since 2012.
Kapugedera’s damage is the most recent blow to Sri Lanka after stand-in captain Upul Tharanga, deputising for the injured Mathews, was once banned for the rest two team fits as punishment for his workforce’s sluggish over fee in opposition to South Africa closing weekend.
The 30-year-old center order batsman, who made his global debut in 2006, was once disregarded for nought in opposition to the South Africans as Sri Lanka misplaced their Workforce B opener through 96 runs.
The put up Sri Lanka hit through Kapugedera damage forward of India fit gave the impression first on ARYNEWS.