Chameera to miss rest of England series

The 24-year-old is returning to Sri Lanka after undergoing scans on Tuesday, needing rest for up to four months. Dhammika Prasad has also returned to his homeland with a shoulder injury.

DushmanthaChameera - Cropped

Sri Lanka is expected to name a replacement in the next 24 hours, with the second Test starting on Friday.

Sri Lanka paceman Dushmantha Chameera will return to Colombo after scans revealed a stress fracture in his lower back.

Chameera finished with figures of 3-64 as the tourist crashed to a heavy loss to England in the first Test at Headingley.

The 24-year-old is returning to Sri Lanka after undergoing scans on Tuesday, needing rest for up to four months.

Dhammika Prasad has also returned to his homeland with a shoulder injury.

Sri Lanka is expected to name a replacement in the next 24 hours, with the second Test starting on Friday.