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ICC World Cup 2019 Sri Lanka Team: Sri Lanka squad for World Cup

Sri Lanka’s squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup has sprung a huge surprise. Dimuth Karunaratne has been named as the captain of the side. The left-hander hasn’t played a single ODI since 2015. Earlier, Lasith Malinga was leading the team. But he has been axed and Karunaratne appeared as a shocking selection.

Angelo Mathews returns to the squad while Dinesh Chandimal misses out. There are some other surprising picks with the likes of Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeevan Mendis, Avishka Fernando, Jeffrey Vandersay and Milinda Siriwardana being picked in the 15-man provisional squad.

Oshada Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Wanindu Hasaranga and Angelo Perera have been named as the reserve players who will travel with the team for the marquee event in England and Wales. Sri Lanka will start their World Cup campaign against New Zealand on June 1.

Here is the 15-man Sri Lanka Team for World Cup

Dimuth Karunaratne (C),  Lasith Malinga, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Pradeep, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Jeevan Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Lahiru Thirimanne, Isuru Udana, Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Jeffrey Vandersay, Milinda Siriwardana

Sri Lankan’s Squad for ICC World cup 2019

Sri Lankan National Cricket Team is all set to play ICC World Cup with 7 Batsmen, 3 All-rounders, 5 Bowlers. Here is the Sri Lankan team Squad for World cup 2019.

Sri Lanka’s CWC 2019 Squad
Name Role Batting Style Bowling Style
Dimuth Karunaratne Batsman Left-handed Right-arm medium
Lasith Malinga Bowler Right-handed Right-arm fast
Thisara Perera Allrounder Left-handed Right-arm medium
Nuwan Pradeep Bowler Right-handed Right-arm fast medium
Angelo Mathews Batsman Right-handed Right-arm fast medium
Kusal Perera WK-Batsman Left-handed Left-arm medium
Suranga Lakmal Bowler Right-handed Right-arm fast medium
Jeevan Mendis Allrounder Left-handed Right-arm leg-break
Dhananjaya de Silva Batsman Left-handed Right-arm off-break
Lahiru Thirimanne Batsman Left-handed Right-arm medium
Isuru Udana Bowler Right-handed Left-arm fast-medium
Avishka Fernando Batsman Right-handed Right-arm fast medium
Kusal Mendis WK-Batsman Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Jeffrey Vandersay Bowler Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Milinda Siriwardana Allrounder Left-handed Left-arm orthodox

Also Read: Who will win the ODI World Cup 2019? Here are the top 5 contenders

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