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Cricket news - Nuwan Pradeep ruled out of Australia tour

Pradeep suffered a Grade 1 hamstring strain in the tour game.

Sri Lanka pacer Nuwan Pradeep has been ruled out of the two-Test series against Australia was confirmed with a hamstring injury, Sri Lanka Cricket on Sunday (20. January).

He suffered a grade 1 strain of the left hamstring while bowling during Sri Lanka's warm-up game against Cricket Australia XI, Pradeep, though, after he left the field after two rounds on Thursday, underwent a scan on Friday, before the final decision was made.

Sri Lanka were blown serious concerns about the fitness of Kusal Mendis, who had received a nasty while fielding in the tour game. However, he was finally the first Test declared himself fit to play.

Pradeep has no function in Sri Lanka and the recently concluded two-Test series against new Zealand. He played last Test in October 2017.

Sri Lanka plays Australia in the first Test in Brisbane starts on January 24.

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