Sri Lanka Cricket Team: The Sri Lanka Cricket Team on Friday announced the 15-member squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022.

T20 World Cup 2022: Having won the Asia Cup 2022 title in the presence of strong teams like India and Pakistan, the Sri Lankan cricket team now has its sights set on the upcoming T20 World Cup. In such a situation, the Sri Lankan Cricket Board, buoyed by the Asia Cup victory, announced a 15-member squad for the World Cup. Chandimal, injured Dushmantha Chamira and Lahiru Kumar were included in the team led by Dasun Shanaka. But both will get a place in the team only after proving their fitness. Ashen Bhandara, Praveen Jayavikrama, Dinesh Chandimal, Binura Fernando and Nuvendu Hasaranga have been included in the squad as standby players. All these players will go to Australia with the team.

With the victory of the Asia Cup..

Most of the players who achieved historic success in Asia Cup 2022 have qualified for the World Cup. Mahisha Pathira, Nuwan Thushara and Asita Fernando who were in the Asia Cup team could not get a place in the team. Left-arm pacer Dilshan Madhushanka managed to retain his place in the team after his impressive performance in UAE. On the other hand, Dhananjay de Silva and Geoffrey Vandersay also succeeded in securing tickets for the World Cup.

Sri Lanka T20 World Cup Squad:

Dasun Shanaka (captain), Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nishanka, Kushal Mendis, Charit Aslanka, Bhanuka Rajapakse, Dhananjay D’Silva, Vanindu Hasaranga, Mahish Theekshana, Jeffrey Wandersay, Chamika Karunaratne, Lahiru Kumara, Dilshan Madhushanka, Pramod Madhushan.

Standby Players: Ashen Bandara, Praveen Jayawickrama, Dinesh Chandimal, Binura Fernando, Nuvaindu Fernando.

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