COLOMBO: Former captain and Sri Lankan batting’s mainstay Kusal Perera will likely be lacking the six-match sequence towards India beginning July 18 attributable to an unspecified damage.
Perera was the captain of the Sri Lankan crew in England however because the central contract dispute between gamers and cricket board, Dasun Shanaka has been appointed captain at his expense.
“Kusal Perera is sort of sure to be out of Sri Lanka’s sequence towards India, after selecting up a shoulder damage. The crew has not divulged the precise nature of the damage, nor withdrawn him formally, however a crew physician says he is more likely to be out for six weeks,” ESPN Cricinfo reported.
Perera was considered one of Sri Lanka’s three half-centurions within the ODI sequence towards England.
The 30-year-old Perera has scored 3071 runs in 107 ODIs together with 1347 runs in 50 T20 Internationals.