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Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan has been ruled out of the first Twenty20 worldwide against Sri Lanka after he failed to recover from a finger injury, it was announced Tuesday.

Tamim complained of muscle pain in his left arm and Mushfiqur did not train on Wednesday because of a wrist injury.

Sri Lanka: Shehan Madushanka makes his debut for the visitors in the format.

The final T20 of the two-match series will be played in Sylhet on Sunday. Both players sustained their injuries during the ODI tri-series, which involved Bangladesh and Zimbabwe, in January. Sri Lanka also sealed the two-match Test series 1-0 after winning by 215 runs at the same venue.

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For the second time in as many Tests, Bangladesh pitches have come under the scanner after the International Cricket Council (ICC) gave a "below average" rating to the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium wicket which was used for the second Bangladesh-Sri Lanka Test last week. Warm temperatures around the mid-20s is predicted with no forecast of rain.

Gunaratne's injury is the latest blow for Sri Lanka who will also miss the services of Kusal Perera as the batsman suffered a side strain during the tri-nation series.

Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal (capt), Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Upul Tharanga, Kusal Mendis, Jeevan Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka, Thisara Perera, Dasun Shanaka, Akila Dananjaya, S Maudhshanka, Isuru Udana.

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