Dilshan Madushanka to overlook remainder of Bangladesh tour and preliminary phases of IPL for Mumbai Indians

Dilshan Madushanka, who left the sector throughout Sri Lanka’s second ODI towards Bangladesh on Friday, has been dominated out of the rest of the tour and is unlikely to play the primary few matches of the IPL, the place he is part of Mumbai Indians.

In a press release on Sunday morning, Sri Lanka Cricket mentioned that an MRI scan has confirmed that Madushanka “has suffered a left hamstring damage”, and he’ll “return [home] to begin rehabilitation work”.

“We received the report on his damage solely as we speak [Sunday], and it exhibits a small tear,” Sri Lanka crew supervisor Mahinda Halangoda mentioned. “It is a new damage. We’re not but certain how lengthy it is going to take for him to recuperate, however he’ll need to be assessed once more when he goes house by the medical crew on the high-performance centre. For now we all know he is out of the ODI tomorrow for certain.”

Within the second ODI in Chattogram, which Sri Lanka received by three wickets to stage the collection with one to play, Madushanka opened the bowling and picked up the primary two Bangladesh wickets to fall, however went off after bowling simply 6.4 overs.

Madushanka, and his Sri Lanka colleague Nuwan Thushara, have been among the many new gamers acquired by Mumbai Indians within the newest IPL public sale, held in December final yr. Madushanka was introduced on board for INR 4.6 crore (US$554,000 approx.), and fashioned formidable fast-bowling line-up alongside Jasprit Bumrah, Jason Behrendorff, Gerald Coetzee, Akash Madhwal, Arjun Tendulkar and Thushara; captain Hardik Pandya, Romario Shepherd and Anshul Kamboj are additionally within the line-up as fast-bowling allrounders.

Madushanka picked up two wickets every within the two ODIs in Bangladesh, and now has 41 wickets from 23 ODIs (common 24.87) to go along with 14 wickets from 14 T20Is (financial system 9.41). He made his Take a look at debut towards Pakistan in Colombo in July final yr, however went wicketless in a single innings of bowling.

There’s some doubt over Coetzee’s participation within the IPL as nicely. Whereas he has linked up with Mumbai Indians, Coetzee is known to be recovering from a groin damage and is being monitored by the Mumbai Indians medical crew. He final performed competitively within the Boxing Day Take a look at towards India in Centurion, the place he developed pelvic irritation and was unable to participate within the subsequent match, the SA20 or the opening rounds of the home T20 event.

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