Shaminda Eranga hospitalised in UK with heart ailment

ErangaFast bowler Shaminda Eranga has been hospitalised in England with a heart ailment, Sri Lanka Cricket sources said, according to the Press Trust of India.

Eranga’s hospitalisation takes place just two days ahead of the first ODI in Nottingham. His absence will be a blow to Sri Lanka who missed the services of Dhammika Prasad and Dushmantha Chameera during the Test series.

Eranga had been called for a suspect action during the second Test at Chester Le Street. He was to face a bowling test at the Loughborough University on Monday.

There was a danger of him being asked to be sidelined in the event of him proving to bend his arm more than the allowed 15 degrees, SLC sources said.