India Tour of Sri Lanka: Blow for Sri Lanka, star spinner Wanidu Hasaranga ruled out of 3rd ODI, doubtful for T20 series

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ICC Rankings: Wanindu Hasaranga climbs to No.2 after impressing in IND vs SL series

India Tour of Sri Lanka: Blow for Sri Lanka, star spinner Wanidu Hasaranga ruled out of 3rd ODI, doubtful for T20 series:  Sri Lanka have suffered a massive jolt as their ace spinner Wanidu Hasaranga has been ruled out of the 3rd ODI against India in Colombo. He is unavailable as he picked up a minor injury. The right-arm leg break gave India a tough time in the second ODI which the visitors won by three wickets.

According to a report in Cricwire.lk, Sri Lanka Cricket sources told the sources that Hasaranga has suffered a minor injury and might be rested for today’s game as a precaution. He will be rested from the third ODI as a precautionary measure to be fit for the T20I series starting Sunday.

Wanindu Hasaranga was the man of the moment from Sri Lanka who tightened the noose for India in the second ODI. Alone he ravaged 3 crucial Indian wickets which included the important scalps of Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, and Krunal Pandya. Besides, he leaked just 37 runs in his spell of 10 overs and maintained a phenomenal economy of 3.7.

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India tour of Sri Lanka: Where the series stands ahead of the 3rd ODI clash?

After a nail-biting clash in the second ODI where Shikhar Dhawan-led Indian team won the match by 3 wickets, the Indian team took an unassailable lead of 2-0 in the ODI series. The action for the third ODI between the two sides is yet to take place in Colombo.

After the culmination of ODI series on Tuesday, the action between India and Sri Lanka will move to 3-match T20I series scheduled to kick off from July 25.

India Tour of Sri Lanka: Blow for Sri Lanka, star spinner Wanidu Hasaranga ruled out of 3rd ODI, doubtful for T20 series

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