Akila Dananjaya to join the squad?

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Akila Dananjaya attended religious activities with the team prior to their departure to the UAE on 11th September at SLC headquarters.

Akila Dananjaya, who did not depart to Dubai with the squad for the Asia Cup as his wife was expecting to deliver their first child, was blessed with a baby boy today (14th of September).

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The strike bowler anyway was not scheduled to be available for the opening match against Bangladesh tomorrow (15th of September).

He will most probably be up for selection for Sri Lanka’s second match against Afghanistan on the 17th of September.

Read : Match Preview – Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh – Asia Cup – Game 1

Prior to the tournament, it was confirmed that Akila will miss the first leg of the tournament.

With two back to back injury blows Sri Lankan fans will be relieved to hear this good news.

Read : Danushka Gunathilaka sidelined due to injury

Sri Lanka Cricket is yet to confirm Akila’s departure to the UAE and the matches he will be available to be picked.