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Sri Lanka concerned by Lakmal’s hamstring injury ahead of first Test against South Africa

Sri Lanka are concerned over the fitness of their most experienced fast-bowler Suranga Lakmal who pulled a hamstring muscle on Wednesday during practice in South Africa.

“One concern is that there is a slight hamstring injury to Suranga Lakmal we are not sure whether he will play. The rest of the fast-bowlers are all fit. We will pick our final squad tomorrow (today) and to a large extent it will be Lahiru, Suranga (if fit) and Vishwa (Fernando) plus a fast-bowling all-rounder. We gave Suranga the day off today (yesterday),” said Karunaratne who will have a new opening partner for the first Test…

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