The team got a shock in the middle of 2023 World Cup, this star bowler was out of the entire tournament.

2023 World Cup: The Sri Lankan team has suffered a big setback in the middle of the 2023 World Cup. A star fast bowler has left the Sri Lankan team mid-tournament. Star bowler Mathesa Pathirana, who has a bowling action similar to Sri Lankan legend Lasith Malinga, has been ruled out of the 2023 World Cup. Mathisha Pathirana’s fans are very disappointed after his exclusion from the World Cup 2023. Senior all-rounder Angelo Mathews has been included in Sri Lanka’s World Cup squad in place of Mathesa Pathirana.

Sri Lanka team announced for 2023 World Cup

Sri Lanka have suffered a major blow as star fast bowler Mathesa Pathirana has been ruled out of the 2023 World Cup due to injury midway through the tournament. The Sri Lankan team has lost 3 out of 4 matches so far in the World Cup 2023 due to its weak bowling unit. Sri Lanka is at the second last position in the World Cup 2023 points table with just 2 points. Now it is very difficult for the Sri Lankan team to make it to the semi-finals of the World Cup 2023.

Star bowler out of entire tournament

However, Mathisa Pathirana’s performance in the World Cup 2023 has been very poor. Mathisha Pathirana has played only 2 matches in the World Cup 2023, in which he has got only 2 wickets. Mathisa Pathirana has leaked runs at an average of over 9 during this period. Mathisa Pathirana has played a total of 12 ODIs for Sri Lanka, in which he has taken 17 wickets while bowling at an economy rate of 7.27. Senior all-rounder Angelo Mathews has been included in Sri Lanka’s World Cup squad in place of Mathesa Pathirana.

There will be a good balance between batting and bowling

With the arrival of Angelo Mathews, the Sri Lankan team will have a strong balance in batting and bowling. Sri Lanka will play its next World Cup match against England on 26 October. Apart from Mathisa Pathirana, Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka was also ruled out of the 2023 World Cup due to injury. Sri Lanka’s star all-rounder Wanindu Hasaranga was also injured in the Lanka Premier League, due to which he was ruled out of the World Cup 2023. The India vs Sri Lanka match will be played on November 2 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.