World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka pacer Nuwan Pradeep to miss Bangladesh game

first_imgSri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Pradeep will miss their next Cricket World Cup game against Bangladesh in Bristol due to a dislocation and a cut on his bowling-arm finger, the Sri Lankan cricket team said on Sunday.Pradeep was the architect of Sri Lanka’s win against Afghanistan in Cardiff last week, claiming four wickets for 31 runs.”Pradeep will not take part in Sri Lanka’s game against Bangladesh on Tuesday, as he will need a week’s time to recover from the injury,” team manager Asantha De Mel said in a statement.Nuwan Pradeep has suffered a dislocation and a cut in his small finger on his bowling arm, during practices today.Nuwan was given treatment at the hospital, while the doctors reset his dislocated finger and the cut on his finger was closed with stitches. #CWC19 pic.twitter.com/caWESEXH6pSri Lanka Cricket (@OfficialSLC) June 9, 2019Sri Lanka have won one game, lost one and their last game against Pakistan was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain.Bangladesh have lost two games and won one so far.Also Read | World Cup 2019: MS Dhoni changes wicketkeeping gloves, no army crest this timeAlso Watch:last_img read more