Dinesh Chandimal ruled out of Asia Cup due to finger injury

first_imgSri Lanka’s Dinesh Chandimal will take no part in the upcoming Asia Cup due to an injury.The Sri Lanka cricket board on Monday announced that Chandimal has been ruled out of Asia Cup after failing to overcome a finger injury.Test captain Chandimal, 28, fractured his right middle finger while playing for Colombo in a domestic Twenty20 league match and was withdrawn from their 16-member squad as he needed more time to recover, Sri Lanka Cricket added.Dinesh Chandimal will be out of the #AsiaCup 2018, after it was found that the player will need more recovery time to heal his injury in the finger, Niroshan Dickwella will be replacing Chandimal https://t.co/aOOdn9qQGKSri Lanka Cricket (@OfficialSLC) September 10, 2018He has been replaced by reserve wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella for the 50-over tournament scheduled to start in the United Arab Emirates this weekend.Sri Lanka play Bangladesh in their opener on September 15, before meeting Afghanistan two days later.(With Reuters inputs)last_img read more