Sri Lanka lose Kusal Perera for rest of ODI series

By Sports Desk March 11, 2019

Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Perera will miss the remainder of the one-day international series against South Africa due to a hamstring injury.

Kusal did the damage while fielding in the Proteas' series-clinching victory in Durban on Sunday.

Cricket Sri Lanka on Monday announced that Kusal will not feature in the fourth and fifth matches as the tourists attempt to avoid a whitewash.

Kusal, who has been sidelined by hamstring injuries on two previous occasions, will not be replaced in the squad.

The 28-year-old did not bat as Sri Lanka slumped to a 71-run Duckworth–Lewis–Stern loss in the third ODI.

 

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