Quick bowler Dushmantha Chameera is in doubt for Sri Lanka’s Test tour of the West Indies in June, because of a back criticism.
He has additionally been ruled out of on the very least the important three weeks of the IPL, and remained in Colombo in decision to joining the Rajasthan Royals squad. Extra medical assessments will select the whisper length of his layoff and recovery.
“He has had some back stiffness, so we inquire it to be three extra weeks on the very least sooner than he can return to bowling,” Sri Lanka chief selector Graeme Labrooy urged ESPNcricinfo. “We will reassess after that and look the assign he’s.”
Initial assessments had been inconclusive but didn’t out a stress rupture, the likes of which had kept Chameera out of action for several months in leisurely 2016. The damage turned into sustained final week throughout first round of the Dapper Fours Provincial Match – a tournament Chameera will now desire no extra share in.
For Royals, who had offered Chameera at his deplorable tag of INR 50 lakhs (approx. USD $77,000), his absence is no longer seemingly to be a serious loss, given the presence of various in a international nation quicks Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer and Ben Laughlin in the squad.
If it transpires that Chameera is out of the tour of the West Indies, nonetheless, Sri Lanka will toddle into that series without the tempo-bowling firepower they would keep in mind preferred, with Nuwan Pradeep and Shehan Madushanka additionally below damage clouds. The essential of the three Checks begins on June 6.