SL suffers blow ahead of England ODIs as Shaminda Eranga hospitalised

Colombo: Fast bowler Shaminda Eranga has been hospitalised in England with a heart ailment, Sri Lanka Cricket sources said on Saturday in Colombo.

Shaminda Eranga. Pic/AFP
Shaminda Eranga. Pic/AFP

Eranga's hospitalisation takes place just two days ahead of the first ODI in Nottingham.

His absence will be a blow to Sri Lanka who missed the services of Dhammika Prasad and Dushmantha Chameera during the Test series.

Eranga had been called for a suspect action during the second Test at Chester le street.

He was to face a bowling test at the Loughborough University tomorrow.

There was a danger of him being asked to be sidelined in the event of him proving to bend his arm more than the allowed 15 degrees, SLC sources said.

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