Avishka Fernando to miss several months of Cricket due to knee injury

Sri Lanka Tour of Australia 2022

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Sri Lankan batter Avishka Fernando set to miss 3-6 months of Cricket as he suffered a knee injury during the ongoing Sri Lanka’s tour of Australia.

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According to reports, Fernando had got injured during a practice session held in Australia which requires him to undergo a surgery.

As a result, he could be out of Cricket for 3 to 6 months. Fernando, who played the first 2 T20I games against Australia, failed to make a significant impact with the bat with scores of 6 & 5.

With Fernando’s injury, five players will be unavailable for selection for the last T20I game against Australia as Nuwan Thushara (injured), Ramesh Mendis (injured), Binura Fernando (COVID-19) & Wanindu Hasaranga (COVID-19) have already been ruled out from the last game of the series.

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The fifth T20I between Sri Lanka and Australia will take place tomorrow (20th February) at Melbourne Cricket Ground from 11.40 PM Sri Lanka Time onwards.