Injured Dilshan to miss ODI series

Published: Wednesday, July 22, 2009, 12:54 [IST]
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Injured Dilshan to miss ODI series

Colombo: Sri Lanka will miss the services of their inform batsman Tilakaratne Dilshan in the upcoming ODI series against pakistan starting on July 30.

Pakistan-Sri Lanka-ODI Fixture

Dilshan injured his right index finger while keeping wicket during the ongoing third test against Pakistan and also required stitches above his left eye after being hit while batting.

“We are monitoring Dilshan"s progress carefully, but at the moment he is doubtful for the first few one-dayers," Kuruppu told reporters on Tuesday.

Kuruppu said it was uncertain whether Dilshan would bat in Sri Lanka"s second innings.

“Our medical team will assess his condition before taking a final decision on his fitness and he will bat in the second innings only if it is really necessary."


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