Sri Lanka hard hitting batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa has recovered from the sprain on his left knee and is available for selection for the third ODI against India, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said on Thursday.
Rajapaksa left the field in the 2nd ODI against India, which was held at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on July 20, after suffering a sprain on his left knee during the field.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa, who suffered a sprain on his left knee, has recovered. He will be available for selection for the 3rd ODI. #SLvIND
— Sri Lanka Cricket 🇱🇰 (@OfficialSLC) July 22, 2021
Rajapaksa scored 24 and 0 in the first two games of the three-match ODI series.
India won the first ODI by 7 wickets and the second ODI by 3 wickets and has already won the series 2-0.
The final One Day International (ODI) encounter between Sri Lanka and India is scheduled to be held as a day-night fixture at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Friday.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka have been fined 20 per cent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over-rate in the second ODI, ICC announed on Thursday.
ICC Match Referee Ranjan Madugalle imposed the sanction after Sri Lanka was ruled to be one over short of the target after time allowances were taken into consideration.
Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka pleaded guilty to the offence and accepted the proposed sanction.