Herath in doubt for Australia game

Tuesday, 03 March 2015 - 12:47

Rangana Herath is in doubt for Sri Lanka's match against Australia next Sunday, after splitting the skin on the inside of his spinning finger during the match against England.

Herath required four stitches on his left index finger, and will also undergo an X-ray to

Herath's potential absence is a blow for Sri Lanka, who have relied on the control he provides through the middle overs, and have also historically troubled Australia with spin at the SCG.

Sachithra Senanayake is likely to call on - though he hasn't yet played a game at the World Cup.