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SL Captain Dimuth Karunaratne to miss second Test too

Team sources in Galle said on Friday (15) that Sri Lanka Captain and right-handed opening bat Dimuth Karunaratne has fractured his right-hand thumb during practices before first Test in Galle

The injured Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne who was left out from the first Test in Galle in the eleventh hour will miss the second Test too, news coming in from Galle confirmed on Friday (15).

Sri Lanka team sources said that the opening batsman has fractured his left thumb and needed further rest.

Karunaratne suffered an injury on his thumb in South Africa during Sri Lanka’s previous Test series and has reportedly aggravated the injury during practices for the first Test in Galle.

Dinesh Chandimal captains Sri Lanka in place of Karunaratne.