Dilshan tackle leads to Eranga injury

Dilshan tackle leads to Eranga injury
Shaminda Eranga suffered an injury while playing football during a practise session at SCG on Janaury 2, 2012.
Associated Press


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Were they competing for a place in Barcelona or Real Madrid team? Gotta be more careful.

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Why cant they get a good work out by jogging or bowling in the nets? Why do they need to play football? They should play rugger next time!

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why the hell are they playing soccer when they need to practicing on their shots? i dont get

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Why don't they just go and play for the Sri Lanka soccer team instead of playing cricket...2nd pic Dilshan's expression says it all..priceless

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If i was mahela i will slap dilshan.(Really joking.)Because when dilshan get the diving tackle ball is no where near and in 2nd photo he even shouting at to eranga.Feel sorry for shaminda.

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Dilshan used to be a really good footballer for Kalutara Vidyalaya :D,,,,, priceless photo btw

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It is not the first time a player has got injured in these warm up games and will not be the last but the nation will appreciate it if the same commitment is shown whilst playing for the country

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i wonder what football players doing during a practice sessions for a change? playing one bounce cricket maybe? :P

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I think there was no need for a tackle in that situation, let alone anytime they're playing soccer for warm up. What's funny is, it looks like Dilshan is trying to put the blame on Eranga in the second pic.

Mahela speaks a lot about guiding young talent and the importance of experienced players in the squad. Well as seniors, they never should have allowed this warm up method. Especially when so many of our players have been ruled out of the tour due to injuries!

(Last edited by Sanki8OH8 on January 3, 2013 - 04:41)

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