Mahela Jayawardene out of Bangladesh series
Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene was yesterday ruled out of the forthcoming home series against Bangladesh because of a finger injury, the cricket board said
Jayawardene, 35, who is Sri Lanka’s highest run-getter in Tests, dislocated a finger in his left hand while fielding during a domestic first-class match in Colombo on Sunday.
Scans of the injury have been sent to Australia for further analysis, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement, adding that the batsman could be out of action for four to six weeks.
Bangladesh are due to play two Tests, three one-dayers and one Twenty20 international during their month-long tour of Sri Lanka in March.