An ankle damage has ruled Lahiru Thirimanne out of a residue of a three-Test array opposite Pakistan. Thirimanne, who disfigured his right ankle, assimilated join bowler Nuwan Kulasekara, who suffered an harmed hamstring, on a moody behind to Sri Lanka. Neither Thirimanne nor Kulasekara had played a initial Test in Abu Dhabi.
“The preference to send Thirimanne home was taken yesterday as his harmed ankle is not responding to treatment,” pronounced Sri Lanka group manager Michael de Zoysa.
Kusal Perera will reinstate Thirimanne in a squad. The 23-year-old Perera has played 19 ODIs though is nonetheless to make his Test debut. “We don’t have a fill-in if another batsman gets harmed so we requested for Kusal,” pronounced de Zoysa.
Sri Lanka, who have 4 other quick bowlers in their squad, have not called for a actor to reinstate Kulasekara. The second Test starts in Dubai on Wednesday.