Maheesh Theekshana is Doubtful for the Asia Cup Final

Theekshana went off the field multiple times while Sri Lanka was bowling against Pakistan. He is doubtful for the Final against India.

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Lankan spinner Maheesh Theekshana is not sure to start in the Asia Cup final against India because of a hamstring strain. The mystery spinner strained his right hamstring while fielding during Sri Lanka's two-wicket win over Pakistan on Thursday. Theekshana went off the field multiple times while Sri Lanka was bowling. Although he completed his nine-over spell in the 42-over-per-side contest before being helped off the field by some Sri Lanka dugout members in the 39th over.

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"Maheesh Theekshana has strained his right hamstring. The player will undergo a scan tomorrow to fully assess his condition," Sri Lanka Cricket posted on X on Thursday.

Theekshana's injury adds to Sri Lanka more problems. They are already without the likes of Wanindu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Madushanka and Lahiru Kumara. They will face India in the Asia Cup 2023 final on Sunday in Colombo.

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