He was injured when he hit 79 on the first day of the two test series.
Dananjaya de Silva Excluded from the rest of the South Africa tour, there was a grade 2 rift in the left thigh.Decilva had Retired wound at 79 To First day of test series I had to play against South Africa on Saturday and be off the field with a buggy. According to the team manager, he underwent an MRI scan after play, showing “about 20% or 30%” of tears. Ashanta Demel.. Sri Lanka hopes de Silva will recover in two weeks-in time for a test tour of Sri Lanka in the UK in January.
“He won’t be on the field because he can hardly stand up so far,” De Mel told ESPNcricinfo. “If we are in a desperate situation, we may consider sending him to the bat, but he can’t even walk to the ticket gate.”
De Silva’s 106-ball 79 helped Sri Lanka recover from 54 to 3, and his fluent innings went to 185 without any further loss when he completed the single-off debutante. Lutho Sipamla.. However, he soon felt terrible discomfort, fell to the ground and had to be helped outdoors.A base set by him and the other half a century Dinesh Panaché Dimal (85) Helped Sri Lanka finish the first day of 340 with a 6.
The injury not only dented Sri Lanka’s batting resources in ongoing testing, but also weakened the attack, and Decilva was effective on the off-spin on Sri Lanka’s last South African tour. The only other slow bowler in XI is the Debutante Leg Spinner Crocodile Hasaranga..
de Silva hopes to be suitable for the first test against England starting on January 14th with a goal.
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