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Home > Cricket > The Cup > Reuters > Report

Malinga out of New Zealand match

April 11, 2007 21:46 IST
Last Updated: April 11, 2007 22:07 IST

Sri Lanka strike bowler Lasith Malinga has been ruled out of Thursday's World Cup Super Eights match against New Zealand after injuring a ligament in his left ankle.

Malinga, who has taken 15 wickets at 14.26 runs each including an unprecedented four from four balls against South Africa, practised with the Sri Lanka team on Wednesday.

But he did not take part in the warm-up and bowled only three balls at a gentle pace in the middle of the Grenada national stadium

He later sat in the balcony with his ankle wrapped in a bandage.

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