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Dawson leaves Sri Lanka tour as Denly called up

Hampshire spinner has suffered a side strain and will be replaced by Denly for the remainder of the ODI tour of Sri Lanka

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Dawson leaves Sri Lanka tour as Denly called up

Liam Dawson sustained a side strain during the second ODI against Sri Lanka in Dambulla

Hampshire and England spinner Liam Dawson will return home from England's tour of Sri Lanka with a right side strain.

Dawson sustained the injury bowling in England's victory over Sri Lanka on Saturday in the second ODI. He is set to return home tomorrow and is likely to be out of action for up to a month.

Kent all-rounder Joe Denly has been drafted into the ODI squad and will join the England set-up in Kandy on Wednesday morning.

England ODI Squad in Sri Lanka

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