Sri Lanka wicketkeeper-batter Kusal Mendis was taken to hospital after struggling cramps throughout his innings towards Pakistan within the ICC ODI World Cup match performed at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Tuesday.
“Kusal Mendis was taken to the hospital after the player suffered cramps upon returning from the field after his brilliant knock in the ongoing game vs Pakistan,” the Sri Lanka Cricket board mentioned in an announcement.
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Mendis, who scored the quickest century for Sri Lanka in World Cup historical past, couldn’t take the sector in second innings. Dushan Hemantha has changed him on the sector whereas Sadeera Samarawickrama will probably be donning the wicketkeeping gloves, the board mentioned.
Sri Lanka, on the again of Mendis and Samarawickrama’s centuries, scored 344 runs towards Pakistan within the first innings.