Jeevan Mendis injured, Upul Tharanga gets call-up
February 24, 2015 02:32 pm
Sri Lankan all-rounder Jeevan Mendis has sustained an injury during practices and is awaiting assessment by ICC doctors while Upul Tharanga is scheduled to leave for Melbourne in case he is needed, SLC said today.
“It has been notified that Jeevan Mendis has sustained an injury at practices and is presently awaiting the ICC’s doctors to visit and asses him and his medical reports will be forwarded to the ICC Technical Committee for a replacement,” Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said in a statement.
“However due to the time constraints the Selection Committee , Coach and Captain has requested that Upul Tharanga be sent to Melbourne immediately in case he is needed.”
SLC said that the Minister of Sports & Tourism Navin Dissanayake has approved the aforementioned decision.