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Sri Lanka broadcasts Maheesh Theekshana’s substitute for the ultimate showdown in opposition to India – Asia Cup 2023



The cricketing world is abuzz with anticipation as Sri Lanka gears as much as face off in opposition to India within the extremely awaited Asia Cup 2023 closing showdown. The match is scheduled on the iconic R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Sunday.

Led by Dasun Shanaka, Sri Lanka’s crew showcased their mettle by securing a spot within the finals after an exciting Tremendous 4 match in opposition to Pakistan, the place they emerged victorious by two wickets.

Nevertheless, the Sri Lankan cricket team has been dealt a big blow forward of their essential conflict within the Asia Cup 2023 closing. Their star spinner, Maheesh Theekshana, who performed a pivotal position with the ball all through their Asia Cup marketing campaign, main the spin-charge, will sit out of the ultimate encounter attributable to a hamstring harm.

His absence is a setback for the Islanders, as he captured eight wickets within the 5 video games at an economic system of 5.15.

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Sahan Arachchige to switch Theekshana within the closing

In response to the unlucky harm to Theekshana, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has named Sahan Arachchige because the substitute participant for the ultimate recreation. The 27-year-old bowling all-rounder has beforehand donned the Sri Lankan jersey in two ODIs. Throughout his temporary worldwide profession, he demonstrated his capabilities by scoring 57 runs and contributing with one wicket. Although Arachchige could have a restricted worldwide observe report, his inclusion within the squad signifies the crew’s confidence in his talents.

With the Asia Cup 2023 title on the road, the correct arm spinner might be desperate to make his mark and contribute considerably to Sri Lanka’s quest for victory within the high-stakes encounter in opposition to India.

“Harm replace  Maheesh Theekshana, who strained his proper hamstring throughout the recreation in opposition to Pakistan, is not going to be out there for the finals. A scan was carried out and confirmed the muscle harm. Sri Lanka Cricket Selectors have introduced in Sahan Arachchige into the squad rather than Theekshana. Theekshana will return to the Excessive Efficiency Middle to start rehabilitation work” tweeted Sri Lanka Cricket.

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