Kusal Perera undergoes successful shoulder surgery in London

Kusal Perera undergoes successful shoulder surgery

Sri Lankan wicket-keeper and batter Kusal Perera has successfully undergone shoulder surgery in England. The surgery was performed by Dr. Andrerw Wallace, who is a specialist in Sports injuries, shoulder arthroscopy, rotator cuff tears, and arthritis. 

“Yes, the surgery was performed at King Edward VII’s hospital”, Dr. Wallace, who has treated several cricketers, including Sachin Tendulkar for his shoulder elbow, said over the telephone from London. 

The 32-year-old Kusal Perera who has been carrying right shoulder injury for quite sometime and was last seen in action during the LPL last year and missed a lot of international cricket due to this injury.

“He went to London on Monday and the surgery was done on Wednesday”, his manager, Ravi De Silva, speaking exclusively over the telephone from Colombo, said. 

“He was discharged from the hospital on Thursday and his rehabilitation and the recuperating process began yesterday (Friday). He has been given a 14-day chart for rehabilitation and will again be examined by the doctor on 14th September ”, the manager further added.  

“He is relaxing in the hospital and fine. Hope he recovers soon”. 

Perera’s participation in the upcoming World Cup can only be determined by Dr. Wallace, once he sees him but at present, it looks highly unlikely.


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