Dasun Shanaka misses flight to WI over visa issues

2021-02-23 at 13:59

Dasun Shanaka who was named as the captain of the Twenty20 team has not travelled with the squad to the West Indies due to a visa issue.

Sri Lanka Cricket issuing a statement said Shanaka did not travel with the team this morning due to an issue related to securing his visa.

The 20-member Sri Lanka squad left for the West Indies this morning.

SLC said Shanaka confronted the issue pursuant to the loss of his passport, which had a valid visa for the US.

The statement said Sri Lanka Cricket is working closely with relevant authorities to have the visa issue of Shanaka sorted, quickly as possible.

He is expected to join the team once the matter is resolved.