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Sri Lanka expecting Malinga to be fit before the start of cricket world cup 2015 says Atapattu

Sri Lanka's core medium pacer Lasith Malinga is recovering well from his ankle injury and expecting to be fit enough to resume bowling during the later stages of the ODI series against New Zealand says head coach, Marvan Atapattu. "Malinga is still recovering from surgery and everything is going well to us according to plan," coach Atapattu said. "He may return for the last two ODI games in New Zealand."Malinga undergone a surgery on his left ankle in last week of September and missed the ODI series against India and England. Malinga fitness will crucial to his team's hopes during the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 which is hosted by Australia and New Zealand. Malinga has been named in the provisional 30-man squad despite his injury.

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