New Delhi: All the key cricket groups world wide have introduced their squads for the upcoming T20 World Cup to be performed in UAE and Oman and now the title of Sri Lankan cricket crew has additionally been added to the checklist.
The island nation on Sunday introduced a 15-member squad for the marquee occasion, and have named Dasun Shanaka as their captain. Additionally, Dhananjay de Silva has been named because the vice-captain of this crew. Final time Sri Lanka received the T20 World Cup was within the 12 months 2014.
“The following squad was selected by the Cricket Selection Committee to take part in the ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup 2021, which will be played in UAE and Oman from 17th October to 14th November 2021,” Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) mentioned in an announcement.
“The squad was approved by the Minister of Youth and Sports Honorable Namal Rajapaksa,” it added.
The Sri Lankan selectors have included senior gamers like Dinesh Chandimal and Kusal Perera on this crew. The crew’s new thriller spinner Mahesh Thekshana has additionally been rewarded for his good efficiency. Nuwan Pradeep will lead the quick bowling within the crew. Because the groups are allowed to have 4 stand-by gamers because of the COVID-19 restrictions, the crew has chosen Lahiru Kumara, Binura Fernand, Akila Dhananjaya and Pulina Tharanga as reserve gamers.
Sri Lanka Squad: Dasun Shanaka (c), Dhananjaya De Silva, Kusal Janith Perera, Dinesh Chandimal, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Kamindu Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Nuwan Pradeep, Dushmantha Chameera, Praveen Jayawickrema, Lahiru Madushanka, Maheesh Theekshana.
Reserves: Lahiru Kumara, Binura Fernando, Akila Dananjaya, Pulina Tharanga.