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Muralitharan ruled out of Twenty20 World Cup with elbow injury

Muralitharan ruled out of Twenty20 World Cup with elbow injury

Muttiah Muralitharan has been ruled out of the inaugural Twenty20 world championship after being injured while playing English county cricket, an official said.
The ace offspinner sustained an elbow injury while playing for Lancashire, Sri Lanka Cricket spokesman Samantha Algama said.
The extent of the injury or how long Muralitharan will be on the sidelines is unknown but it is certain the he will miss the whole championship in South Africa between Sept. 11-24.
Officials are yet to name a replacement for the bowler, Algama said.
After the Twenty20 championship Sri Lanka is scheduled to play tests and limited over internationals against England and Australia.


Updated : 2021-07-31 22:55 GMT+08:00