Chandimal withdraws from ongoing Test against Bangladesh due to family emergency

Sri Lanka tour of Bangladesh 2024

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Chandimal withdraws from ongoing Test

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) confirmed today that Dinesh Chandimal has withdrawn from the team playing the 2nd Test match against Bangladesh with immediate effect due to a ‘family medical emergency.’

Accordingly, Chandimal will return home immediately. 

The statement from SLC further said: “Sri Lanka Cricket, his teammates, and the coaching staff fully support Dinesh Chandimal at this moment of need and request that the public respect his and his family’s privacy.” 

Today is the 4th day of the 2nd test match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, which is played in Chattogram, Bangladesh.