The Asia Cup will be played in just 11 days. In the meantime, the teams have started preparing for themselves. But there is no relief in the Sri Lanka squad.
Just two days before the team announced that the Sri Lankan Cricket But now again they have to think again. Akila Dhananjay can not play at least the first two matches. The wicketkeeper batsman Dinesh Chandimal has also become uncertain throughout the tournament.
Sri Lanka will start Asia Cup with a match against Bangladesh on September 15 But Dhananjay can not stay in the match. Waiting for his first child, this spinner will go to a pregnant wife. So the next match against Afghanistan will not be available to him.
Apart from playing in the domestic T-20 tournament, Chandila’s Asia Cup in finger injury has come under uncertainty.
Tigers are displaced due to lack of these two players, but the worry has increased in the camp of the Sri Lanka camp.
Although initially not in the Asia Cup squad, due to Chandimal’s injuries, Niroshan Dikewala could be called back-up wicketkeeper. On the other hand, the other offspinner Dilruwan Perera is expected to join the squad instead of Akila.