Injured Tillakaratne Dilshan out of New Zealand ODI series

Tillakaratne Dilshan will miss the remaining of the ODI series against New Zealand due to a back injury.

updated: November 09, 2012 21:51 IST
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Hambantota: Prolific Sri Lanka opener Tillakaratne Dilshan has a back injury and will not play in the remaining two one-day internationals against New Zealand.

Captain Mahela Jayawardena said on Friday the management decided to rest Dilshan, who has a minor disk-related problem. He will not play in the last two matches of the series on Saturday and Monday at Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota.

Batsman Chamara Kapugedera replaced him in the squad.

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