Sri Lanka in England and Ireland 2016 June 19, 2016

Eranga undergoing heart tests in hospital

Shaminda Eranga has been admitted to hospital in Ireland for tests on his heart © Getty Images

Sri Lanka seamer Shaminda Eranga has been admitted to hospital in Dublin to undergo tests on an elevated heartbeat. He is understood to be in a stable condition but will remain in Ireland until Monday while the rest of the team returns to the UK.

Eranga experienced discomfort during Sri Lanka's 136-run win over Ireland at Malahide on Saturday. He came out to bat and faced the final ball of the innings but did not bowl and instead went to hospital.

"Eranga had an elevated heartbeat prior to the innings commencing and was taken to hospital for tests," Sri Lanka team manager Charith Senanayake told ESPNcricinfo. "He's doing good but in hospital till Monday to complete all tests."

Sri Lanka are due to return to England, ahead of the first ODI in Nottingham, on Sunday evening. Eranga's involvement in the ODI series against England had been in some doubt after he was reported for a suspect action during the Test series. The ICC announced on Sunday that his action had been found to be illegal and he will be suspended from bowling in international competition with immediate effect.

His absence continues a tour dogged by bad luck for Sri Lanka's pace attack. Dhammika Prasad was ruled out of the Tests with a shoulder injury after playing in one warm-up game and Dushmantha Chameera was then forced to return home after suffering a stress fracture to his back.

Alan Gardner is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo. @alanroderick

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