Sri Lanka Cricket selection committee president Kapila Wijeygunawardena states that although the injured fast bowler Lasith Malinga will miss out the first one day match of the New Zealand tournament he will be able to play the rest of the matches and the 20 /20 tournament.
He stated to HIRU News that Lasith Malinga who is suffering from a leg injury will be subjected to a fitness test on the next 26th. Malinga’s knee was injured during the tournament which was played against West Indies the other day.
Lasith Malinga who has played 191 one day international matches has taken 291 wickets. 5 one day international matches and two 20/20 matches are scheduled to be played with the touring New Zealand team.
The test match tournament comprising of 2 test matches which was held between the two countries was won by the New Zealand team for 2/0.