Abzal, Herath pull out of Na­tional Pool

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - SPORTS - BY SHAMZEER JALEEL

For­mer Kingswood College, Po­lice Sports Club and cur­rent Navy Sports Club play­maker, Mo­hamed Abzal has pulled out from the train­ing ses­sions for the Asian Rugby Cham­pi­onship which will take place in Chi­nese Taipei later this month.

Mean­while, for­mer St. Peter’s College and CH and FC’S dash­ing winger, Anu­radha Herath has also pulled out of the tour due to a knee in­jury sus­tained dur­ing the con­cluded League Tour­na­ment.

As a re­sult, the Sri Lanka Pool is now re­duced to 32 play­ers and the fi­nal 26-mem­ber tour­ing squad will be an­nounced next week.

The Na­tional Pool play­ers are cur­rently train­ing un­der the guid­ance of New Zealan­der, Matt Lee with Fazil Mar­ija and Vi­raj Prasanna as as­sis­tant coaches.

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