Sri Lanka's World Twenty20 star fast bowler Lasith Malinga was ruled out of the tournament due to a knee injury,
Malinga knee injury flared up before the match against Afghanistan.
Sri Lanka team management on tour have observed that Malinga whose niggling injury has been flaring up would be better off resting it, and have recommended he return to Colombo.
The selectors will choose Malinga's replacement after practice matches between the remaining players in the World T20 squad to be played in Colombo later . Live TV channel streaming.