Sri Lanka’s 32-year-old leg spinner Jeffrey Vandersay is “doubtful” for the primary Take a look at match towards India.
He twisted his ankle within the third and the ultimate T-20I at Dharamshala final week and needed to depart the sector. His over was accomplished by quick bowler Chamika Karunaratne.
Earlier, workforce administration was contemplating sending him again to Sri Lanka, but it surely was determined to permit him to remain in India.
On Wednesday morning, the workforce had a full coaching session, the place Vandersay attended some coaching classes however the workforce administration might not be keen to take the chance of enjoying him, no less than for the primary Take a look at, it’s learnt.
In one other growth, on the request of few gamers, U-19 coach Avishka Gunawardene, the Below 19 coach, has additionally been retained for the Exams, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) supply confirmed.
“He was scheduled to return home with the T-20 players (captain Dasun Shanaka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kamil Mishara, Janith Liyanage and Shiran Fernando) on Tuesday night but now we have asked him to be with the Test team,” the source said. By Bipin Dani