Sri Lankan star all-rounder Wanindu Hasaranga and quick bowler Dushmantha Chameera are prone to miss the upcoming ICC World Cup 2023 in India, commencing on October 5.
In response to media reviews, Wanindu Hasaranga suffered a hamstring damage throughout the Eliminator recreation between B-Love Kandy and Jaffna Kings within the Lanka Premier League (LPL) final month.
He was then dominated out of the Asia Cup 2023, and now could require surgical procedure, after aggravating his hamstring tear throughout rehab over the previous few days.
The chairman of Sri Lanka’s medical committee, Arjuna de Silva, hinted that it’s extremely unlikely for Hasaranga to take part within the ICC World Cup 2023.
“He picked up a grade 2 tear in the LPL, but he re-aggravated it during rehab. It’s now a grade 3 tear. What also complicates the matter is that it is also a T-junction hamstring injury,” mentioned Arjuna de Silva.
“We are consulting foreign doctors to see whether he needs surgery or not. If he does, he will be out for at least three months. At the moment, the situation is not that great and it’s highly unlikely if he can play the World Cup,” he additional added.
In the meantime, Dushmantha Chameera continues to be at present present process rehabilitation for his pectoral muscle damage, regardless that, he has began to bowl within the nets however is unable to bowl with out discomfort.
“Chameera is bowling at the moment but still complains of pain. We have consulted a doctor in the United Kingdom to see how best we could treat him,” Arjuna de Silva mentioned.
Chameera suffered an damage throughout the World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe and was subsequently dominated out of the event, earlier than getting injured towards within the LPL, the place he was representing Hasaranga-led B-Love Kandy. Subsequently, he was dominated out of the remaining matches of LPL in addition to Asia Cup 2023.