Surgery gone wrong in South Africa for Embuldeniya

Lasith Embuldeniya

One of Sri Lanka’s most promising spin bowlers – Lasith Embuldeniya – has been forced to undergo a second surgery on his dislocated thumb after local medical experts found out that the initial surgery done in South Africa had ‘flaws’, The Island learns.

South Africa is reputed for its world class medicine facilities and the country is the best in the region for medical treatment. As for Embuldeniya, however, things had not gone right. Local professionals were not questioning the medical efficiency of South Africa but argued that long haul flights for the cricketer immediately after the surgery may have had adverse effects […] The national cricket team will resume training today at RPS targeting Bangladesh’s tour of the island and Embuldeniya is part of the pool of 23. He is expected to be drafted into the squad of 15.

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