On the opening day of the two-trial series, he was injured while hitting 79
Dhananjaya de Silva lined up on his left quadricep. He was excluded from the trip to South Africa with tears in his eyes. There was de Silva Retirement pain at 79 days For Opening day of the test series Saturday against South Africa. Garbage had to be carried from the field. He underwent an MRI scan near the end of the match and was confirmed to have shed 20% or 30% of tears, according to team manager Ashantha de Mel. Sri Lanka hopes de Silva will recover within two weeks and will have time for a trip to Sri Lanka in the United Kingdom in January.
“He can’t stand him at the moment, so he can’t go here,” de Mel told ESPNcricinfo. “If we were in a very bad situation, we might consider sending him to Bat, but he could not even walk.”
De Silva’s 106-yard 79 assists helped Sri Lanka recover from 34 to 54. By the time he finished the Lutho Sipamla Championship, he had lost 185 men. However, he was immediately distressed and the ground collapsed and he had to get help from the field. The base set by him and another half-commander, Dinesh Chandimal (85), ended in Sri Lanka 340 days in six days.
The injuries not only damaged Sri Lanka’s attacking resources in the current trial, but also weakened their offensive. De Silva was effective with his gentleness on his last trip to Sri Lanka, South Africa. The only other slow person in XI is Wanindu Hasaranga, a foot-rich man.
De Silva is expected to be the first opposition test in England.