Sri Lanka endured an enormous blow in the main Test against India in Galle on Wednesday (July 26) as center request batsman Asela Gunaratne was discounted of the amusement with a broke left thumb, and there are questions in the event that he can take additionally part in the three-coordinate Test arrangement.
The every single rounder ha been hurried to Colombo for a surgery, Sri Lanka’s Chairman of Selectors Sanath Jayasuriya told Cricbuzz.
Gunaratne,when the packaging at second slip that’s why hurt his thumb, while endeavoring a catch of Shikhar Dhawan off the knocking down some pins of Lahiru Kumara. Dhawan was on 31 when the catch was put down before he went ahead to enlist a fine century on the opening day.
Gunaratne’s damage appears to be a colossal scratch to Sri Lanka’s as of now drained batting assets. Before the Galle Test, Sri Lanka’s batting backbone Dinesh Chandimal, who had been named the Test captain after Angelo Mathews ventured down, was precluded with pneumonia.
Gunaratne as of late featured with the bat kindness an unbeaten 80 against Zimbabwe in the erratic Test, as he hung together a match-winning 121-run organization for the 6th wicket with Niroshan Dickwella to help Sri Lanka enroll the most elevated at any point run pursue on home soil.
Known for his energy hitting aptitudes in the most limited organization of the amusement, the Kandy-conceived every rounder normal 56.87 in Tests with a hundred and three fifties shockingly.