Sri Lanka's Chanaka Welegedara out of ICC Champions Trophy

Updated: 31 May 2013 16:59 IST

The Champions Trophy takes place in England and Wales between June 6 and 23, with Sri Lanka due to face New Zealand in their opening match in Cardiff on June 9.

Sri Lanka's Chanaka Welegedara out of ICC Champions Trophy
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London:

Sri Lanka seamer Chanaka Welegedara has been ruled out of the upcoming Champions Trophy due to an ankle injury, team officials announced on Friday, with Dilhara Lokuhettige set to replace him.

Lokuhettige, 32, has not played in a one-day international since 2005. He has taken six ODI wickets at 36.83.

The Champions Trophy takes place in England and Wales between June 6 and 23, with Sri Lanka due to face New Zealand in their opening match in Cardiff on June 9.

Topics : Cricket ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Chanaka Welegedara
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