Dushmantha Chameera to miss rest of T20 World Cup 2022 due to calf injury
By SMCS - Oct 19, 2022 11:17 am
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As per Cricbuzz, Sri Lanka’s veteran pacer Dushmantha Chameera will miss the rest of the T20 World Cup. The 30-year-old, who has earlier missed the Asia Cup, injured his calf during Sri Lanka’s 79-run win over the UAE as well, which forced him to be out and also not to complete his spell after his spell of 3.5-0-15-3.

Dushmantha Chameera
Dushmantha Chameera bowled a brilliant delivery

However, according to a report filed by Cricbuzz, Dushmantha Chameera has been ruled out of the rest of the ongoing T20 World Cup because of another calf injury. He earlier missed the entire Asia Cup campaign because of injuring his calf as well, and he is now out for the same reason. Notably, Chameera played a key role in Sri Lanka’s thumping 79-run win against the UAE, taking three for 15 off 3,5 overs. He could not complete his spell following the injury and came out off the field.

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Chamika Karunaratne
Chamika Karunaratne made useful contributions for Sri Lanka against Bangladesh

“Sri Lanka fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera has been ruled out of the rest of the T20 World Cup, Cricbuzz understands. The pacer has been run down by yet another calf injury,” the report stated.

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However, after losing to Namibia in the tournament opener, Sri Lanka are not in a great position despite registering a massive win over the UAE. Now, they will have to beat the Netherlands in their last game of the round, that too by a big margin, to reach to the Super 12 as well.