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Sri Lanka's Malinga ruled out of World T20 due to knee injury

March 18, 2016 16:21 IST
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Lasith Malinga

IMAGE: Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga looks on his mobile phone. Photograph: /Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters.

Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga has been ruled out of the World Twenty20 due to a knee injury, the defending champions said on Friday.

"Malinga's knee injury flared up before the match against Afghanistan yesterday," a team spokesperson said.

"He has been ruled out of the World Cup and has flown back to Sri Lanka this afternoon."

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