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Sri Lanka’s Kusal Mendis Suffered Chest Pain and had to be Admitted To The Hospital

Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Mendis was taken off the field after suffering chest pain. After this, he has been admitted to the hospital.

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Sri Lanka’s Kusal Mendis Suffered Chest Pain and had to be Admitted To The Hospital

A Being Cared for in a hospital in Dhaka:-

According to the ESPNCricinfo report, Kusal Mendis is being looked after at a hospital in Dhaka.

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The incident happened minutes before the lunch interval on the opening day of the second Test match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. During the 23rd over, 27-year-old Mendis was fielding in the slip cordon when he felt chest pain.

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Sri Lanka’s Kusal Mendis Suffered Chest Pain and had to be Admitted To The Hospital

The physio immediately came and grabbed Mendis by the chest and took him off the field. This is Sri Lanka’s last match on this tour of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) doctor Manzoor Hossain Chowdhury was quoted in the report as saying that Mendis had to be taken to the hospital for ‘proper diagnosis and better management of his condition.

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Sri Lanka’s Kusal Mendis Suffered Chest Pain and had to be Admitted To The Hospital

Could be the reason for the batsman’s restlessness:-

Manzoor Hussain Choudhary said, “Kusal Mendis was suffering from dehydration before the match. This reason can also be the reason for the batsman’s restlessness. It could also be a case of gastritis.

At present, it is not known how much time Kusal Mendis will spend in the hospital. Kusal Mendis scored a fifty in the first innings in the Chattogram Test.

He then scored 48 runs in the second innings. His innings helped Sri Lanka draw the game.

The conditions were very bad for the players in the first Test due to the humidity. Tamim Iqbal was forced to retire on the third day after suffering an injury due to a severe cramp.

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Sri Lanka’s Kusal Mendis Suffered Chest Pain and had to be Admitted To The Hospital

Had to leave the field due to the scorching heat:-

At the same time, on-field umpire Richard Kettleborough also had to leave the field on the fourth day due to the scorching heat. Not only this, players were often seen having drinks under giant umbrellas during Test matches.

Sri Lanka had to use a concussion option for pacer Vishwa Fernando after he was hit by a bouncer from Shoreful Islam on the second day in Chattogram.

Kusal Mendis hospitalised after complaining of chest pain
Sri Lanka’s Kusal Mendis Suffered Chest Pain and had to be Admitted To The Hospital

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Instead, Kasun Rajita landed on the ground. 27-year-old Kusal Mendis has played 49 Test matches for Sri Lanka so far.

In this, he has more than 3 thousand runs to his name at an average of 35. Kushal Mendis has scored 2300 runs in 82 ODIs at an average of 30.

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