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Dushmantha Chameera Sri Lanka's Chameera to miss rest of England series

Dushmantha Chameera and Dhammika Prasad are set to miss the remainder of the England series due to injuries.

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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 tourists 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 are expected to name a replacement in the next 24 hours, with the second Test starting on Friday.

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