Theekshana credited Mathews and player of the match Lahiru Kumara (3-35) for getting them back on track after England made a good start
Sri Lanka spinner Maheesh Theekshana on Thursday said defending champions England "underestimated" his team in their key World Cup clash.
Australia captain Pat Cummins admitted Sunday the five-time champions have "got to start winning and start winning quick" to rescue their faltering World Cup campaign, but his statement also stands true for Sri Lanka, who they face today.
"Theekshana is still recovering from a hamstring injury, so he won't be available for this game," Silverwood told reporters on Friday.
Sri Lanka spinner Maheesh Theekshana has been ruled out of the Asia Cup final against India due to an injury, captain Dasun Shanaka confirmed Saturday.
Theekshana is Sri Lanka's highest wicket-taker in ODIs in 2023 with 31 scalps in 15 matches
From the remaining five players from respective participants, one more pacer made the cut: pacer Jasprit Bumrah of India. Here is the full list of players to watch: