Wednesday 19 February 2014 

Prasad Replaces Injured Kulasekara

Dammika Prasad
Dammika Prasad (left) will join up with the squad in Bangladesh
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Dammika Prasad will replace injured fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara for the remainder of Sri Lanka's tour of Bangladesh.

Kulasekara will miss the final two One-Day Internationals after going down injured in the opening game, which Sri Lanka won by 13 runs.

Kulasekara, a veteran of 147 ODIs, was dismissed for a duck and then bowled six overs as Sri Lanka recovered from being 67 for eight to go 1-0 up in the three-match series.

His replacement Prasad, also a fast bowler, has played 12 ODIs, during which he has taken 18 wickets and a best of three for 17.

He last played ODI cricket in 2012 during Sri Lanka's tour of Australia.

The second game takes place tomorrow (20th February).

© Cricket World 2014

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14th February: 2nd T20I, Chittagong
SRI 123-7 beat BAN 120 by 3 wickets
17th February: 1st ODI, Dhaka
SRI 180 beat BAN 167 by 13 runs
20th February: 2nd ODI, Mirpur
SRI 289-6 beat BAN 228 by 61 runs
22nd February: 3rd ODI, Mirpur
SRI 241-4 beat BAN 240-8 by 6 wickets