Wednesday, 17 June 2015 - 8:20
Mendis, de Lange added to Amazon Warriors squad
Sri Lanka allrounder Jeevan Mendis and South Africa fast bowler Marchant de Lange have been confirmed as injury replacements in the Guyana Amazon Warriors squad for the start of the Caribbean Premier League tournament on June 20 when they take on Barbados Tridents at Kensington Oval.
Amazon Warriors have brought the two players into the squad in place of their respective countrymen Lasith Malinga and Justin Ontong, who have both been ruled out due to injury.
Aside from the two injury replacements for the Amazon Warriors, a CPL press release confirmed that Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal and South Africa medium pacer David Wiese will join the Amazon Warriors midway through the tournament to replace Tillakaratne Dilshan and Thisara Perera, who are expected to play for Sri Lanka against Pakistan in a five-ODI series beginning on July 11th.