Mathews in doubt with a hamstring injury

2018-01-18 14:36:28

Angelo Mathews has suffered a hamstring injury during Sri Lanka’s 12-run defeat to Zimbabwe on Wednesday, Sri Lanka Cricket sources confirmed. 

SLC said Mathews suffered a tightness while batting in Sri Lanka's unsuccessful run-chase yesterday and will miss tomorrow's game against Bangladesh. Dinesh Chandimal will lead the side in his absence.

Mathews suffered a similar issue in December when he was o return to the dressing room halfway through his third over - 12th in the Indian innings - as he suffered a grade one hamstring tear during the second T20 Internationals. He was ruled out for two weeks but return to lead the national side for the tri-series.

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  Comments - 7

  • Sanu Thursday, 18 January 2018 17:12

    No strings attached

    Reply : 0       11

    CITIZEN Thursday, 18 January 2018 20:37

    No worries Mathew will be 100% fit for IPL 2018

    Reply : 2       22

    Be Fair Thursday, 18 January 2018 21:07

    Good, rather than loose another series

    Reply : 1       16

    Anu Thursday, 18 January 2018 21:23

    what's the point in this guy even being in the Team as his always got injuries.He should just retire....

    Reply : 3       20

    brito Thursday, 18 January 2018 21:47

    this fellow always injured. ayio salli via DM Android App

    Reply : 2       17

    Jude Friday, 19 January 2018 09:59

    Well, it's very unfortunate!!! I guess Mathews career is Over!!?? Mind you Reoccurring injuries can cut short any pro-sportsman!!??? And Mathews no exception!!!

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    ifthikar Friday, 19 January 2018 20:31

    no doubt Mathews is a class batsman.he has been struggling to get fully fit but his hamstring injury has effected him form for the last two years.let's see how he recovers at least to play one vday cricket lead up to cricket world cup 2019.right now Lankan cannot lose a batsman like Mathews as our cricketers our struggling to hit the peak and performing like minnows in cricket.hope very soon we will get back to our winning ways

    Reply : 4       4

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