Sri Lanka’s Kusal Mendis Taken to Hospital After Scoring Century Against Pakistan

Sri Lanka’s wicketkeeper-batter Kusal Mendis was taken to the hospital after suffering from cramps following his brilliant century against Pakistan in an ongoing ICC ODI World Cup match.

Sri Lankan wicketkeeper-batsman Kusal Mendis was rushed to the hospital after experiencing cramps upon his return from the field following his outstanding innings against Pakistan in the ongoing ICC ODI World Cup match held at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.

Sri Lanka Cricket issued a statement confirming the situation, stating, “Kusal Mendis was taken to the hospital after the player suffered cramps upon returning from the field after his brilliant knock of 122 runs from 77 balls in the ongoing game vs. Pakistan.”

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In Mendis’ absence, Dushan Hemantha took his place on the field, while Sadeera Samarawickrama assumed wicketkeeping duties.

Kusal Mendis proved to be the star of the match for Sri Lanka for the second consecutive game, playing a magnificent century that provided an exceptional start to his team’s innings. His partnership with Samarawickrama, who also scored a century (108), helped Sri Lanka amass a total of 344 runs against Pakistan in the first innings.

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