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Sri Lanka Cricket Team

Sri Lanka National Cricket Team is the Team that Represents Sri Lanka in Cricket. It is conducted and governed by the Sri Lanka Cricket.

Sri Lanka National Cricket Team is the member of the ICC with all three formats of cricket.

The team played their first international cricket match in 1927. After playing the first test in the year 1982 Sri Lanka became 8th nation who play test cricket.

Nicknames of Sri Lanka Cricket Team

Sri Lanka National Cricket Team is also known as The Lions and Sinha Patau.

The Sri Lanka Cricket Team Latest News

First of all, Cricket is the popular game in Sri Lanka. In short, people are crazy about cricket in Sri Lanka.

Also, they follow this game religiously. As a result of this, cricket news is one of the most viewed topics on the internet in Sri Lanka.

Get all the latest news and updates on SRI LANKA NATIONAL CRICKET TEAM only on Cricadium. We try to provide the best cricket content possible to our followers.

Sri Lanka National Cricket Team Captain

Sri Lanka National Cricket Team Coaches

  • Head Coach: Former Sri Lankan cricketer Chandika Hathurusingha
  • Batting Coach: England Jon Lewis
  • Fielding Coach: Steve Rixon
  • Fast Bowling Coach: Former Sri Lankan cricketer Rumesh Ratnayake
  • Spin Bowling Coach: Former Sri Lankan cricketer Piyal Wijetunge
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach: Nick Lee
  • Psychologist: Phil Jauncey

 Sri Lanka Team Roster

Catch every detail about cricket Sri Lanka. Here is the Current Sri Lanka National Cricket team Roaster for all three formats

NameAgeRoleBatting StyleBowling StyleForms
Dinesh Chandimal
29BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm off breakTest, ODI, T20I
Lasith Malinga
35BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fastODI, T20I
Thisara Perera
29AllrounderLeft-handedRight-arm mediumODI, T20I
Nuwan Pradeep
32BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumTest, ODI
Angelo Mathews
31BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumTest, ODI, T20I
Dilruwan Perera
36AllrounderLeft-handedRight-arm off-breakTest
Kusal Perera
28WK-BatsmanLeft-handedLeft-arm mediumTest, ODI, T20I
Suranga Lakmal
31BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumTest
Jeevan Mendis
35AllrounderLeft-handedRight-arm leg-breakT20I
Malinda Pushpakumara
31BowlerRight-handedSlow left-arm orthodoxTest
Dimuth Karunaratne
30BatsmanLeft-handedRight-arm mediumTest
Upul Tharanga
33BatsmanLeft-handedLeft-arm mediumTest, ODI
Chaturanga de Silva
28AllrounderLeft-handedSlow left-arm orthodoxODI, T20I
Dasun Shanaka
27AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumODI, T20I
Roshen Silva
30BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm off-breakTest
Lahiru Thirimanne
29BatsmanLeft-handedRight-arm mediumTest, ODI
Seekkuge Prasanna
33AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm leg-breakODI, T20I
Asela Gunaratne
33AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumODI, T20I
Wanidu Hasaranga
21AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm leg-breakODI
Isuru Udana
30BowlerRight-handedLeft-arm fast-mediumT20I
Shehan Jayasuriya
27AllrounderLeft-handedRight-arm off-breakODI, T20I
Kamindu Mendis20AllrounderLeft-handedAmbidextrous bowlingT20I
Dushmantha Chameera
26BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fastODI, T20I
Niroshan Dickwella
25WK-BatsmanLeft-handedLeft-arm mediumTest, ODI, T20I
Shehan Madushanka
23BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumODI, T20I
Danushka Gunathilaka
27BatsmanLeft-handedRight-arm off-breakTest, ODI, T20I
Vishwa Fernando
27BowlerRight-handedLeft-arm fast mediumODI, T20I
Kusal Mendis
23WK-BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm leg breakTest, ODI
Lahiru Gamage
30BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumTest, ODI
Lahiru Kumara
21BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumTest, ODI
Kasun Rajitha
25BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumTest, ODI, T20I
Akila Dananjaya
25BowlerLeft-handedRight-arm off-breakTest, ODI, T20I
Amila Aponso
25BowlerLeft-handedSlow left-arm orthodoxODI, T20I
Lakshan Sandakan
27BowlerLeft-handedSlow left-arm chinamanTest, ODI
Dhananjaya de Silva
27BatsmanLeft-handedRight-arm off-breakTest, ODI, T20I
Prabath Jayasuriya
27BowlerRight-handedSlow left-arm orthodoxODI

 Team Sri Lanka Upcoming Matches and Schedules

At Cricadium you will find team Team Sri Lanka’s upcoming matches, schedule, venue, match timings, timetable etc.

Here is the complete schedule of Sri Lanka Cricket Team upcoming matches

SeriesDateMatch DetailsTimeVenue
Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand, 2018-19Jan 05, SatNew Zealand vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI6:30 AM
02:00 PM LOCAL / 01:00 AM GMT
Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
Jan 08, TueNew Zealand vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI3:30 AM (Jan 08)
11:00 AM LOCAL / 10:00 PM GMT (Jan 07)
Saxton Oval, Nelson
Jan 11, FriNew Zealand vs Sri Lanka, Only T20I11:30 AM
07:00 PM LOCAL / 06:00 AM GMT
Eden Park, Auckland

Sri Lanka tour of Australia, 2019

Jan 24, Thu – Jan 28, MonAustralia vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test8:30 AM
01:00 PM LOCAL / 03:00 AM GMT
The Gabba, Brisbane
Feb 01, Fri – Feb 05, TueAustralia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test5:00 AM (Feb 01)
10:30 AM LOCAL / 11:30 PM GMT (Jan 31)
Manuka Oval, Canberra

Sri Lanka tour of South Africa, 2019

Feb 13, Wed – Feb 17, SunSouth Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test1:30 PM
10:00 AM LOCAL / 08:00 AM GMT
Kingsmead, Durban
Feb 21, Thu – Feb 25, MonSouth Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test1:30 PM
10:00 AM LOCAL / 08:00 AM GMT
St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
Mar 03, SunSouth Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI1:30 PM
10:00 AM LOCAL / 08:00 AM GMT
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Mar 06, WedSouth Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI4:30 PM
01:00 PM LOCAL / 11:00 AM GMT
SuperSport Park, Centurion
Mar 10, SunSouth Africa vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI1:30 PM
10:00 AM LOCAL / 08:00 AM GMT
Kingsmead, Durban
Mar 13, WedSouth Africa vs Sri Lanka, 4th ODI4:30 PM
01:00 PM LOCAL / 11:00 AM GMT
St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
Mar 16, SatSouth Africa vs Sri Lanka, 5th ODI4:30 PM
01:00 PM LOCAL / 11:00 AM GMT
Newlands, Cape Town
Mar 19, TueSouth Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I9:30 PM
06:00 PM LOCAL / 04:00 PM GMT
Newlands, Cape Town
Mar 22, FriSouth Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I9:30 PM
06:00 PM LOCAL / 04:00 PM GMT
SuperSport Park, Centurion
Mar 24, SunSouth Africa vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I6:00 PM
02:30 PM LOCAL / 12:30 PM GMT
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Sri Lanka tour of Scotland, 2019

May 18, SatScotland vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI3:30 PM
03:30 PM LOCAL / 10:00 AM GMT
TBC, TBC
May 21, TueScotland vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI3:30 PM
03:30 PM LOCAL / 10:00 AM GMT
TBC, TBC

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Jun 01, SatNew Zealand vs Sri Lanka, Match 33:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Jun 04, TueAfghanistan vs Sri Lanka, Match 73:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Jun 07, FriPakistan vs Sri Lanka, Match 113:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
County Ground, Bristol
Jun 11, TueBangladesh vs Sri Lanka, Match 163:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
County Ground, Bristol
Jun 15, SatSri Lanka vs Australia, Match 203:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Kennington Oval, London
Jun 21, FriEngland vs Sri Lanka, Match 273:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Headingley, Leeds
Jun 28, FriSri Lanka vs South Africa, Match 353:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street
Jul 01, MonSri Lanka vs Windies, Match 393:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street
Jul 06, SatSri Lanka vs India, Match 443:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Headingley, Leeds

Sri Lanka Cricket Player

At Cricadium you will get every detail about all Sri Lankan cricketers, their stats, profile, latest news, records etc.

Here is the list of some very popular Sri Lankan Cricketers of all time

Aravinda de Silva, Kumar Sangakkara, Lasith Malinga,Arjuna Ranatunga, Chaminda Vaas, Muttiah Muralitharan, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Ajantha Mendis, Sanath Jayasuriya,  Mahela Jayawardene,  Rangana Herath, Dinesh Chandimal, Nuwan Kulasekara, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera

Sri Lanka Team Records and Achievements

First of all, the Sri Lanka cricket team a strong cricket team. There are various records in the name of team Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka National Cricket Team in ICC Cricket World Cup

Team Sri Lanka won the ICC cricket world cup in the year 1996 under the captaincy of Arjuna RanatungaSri Lanka Reached in the world cup final for three times. And became runners-up in the year 2007 and 2011.

Sri Lanka National Cricket Team in ICC Champions Trophy

In the year 2002 (co-champions with India), under the captaincy of Sanath Jayasuriya.

Sri Lanka National Cricket Team in ICC World T20I

Team Sri Lanka won the T20I world cup in the year 2014 under the captaincy of Lasith Malinga.

Here is the list of few records of Sri  Lanka

  1. Sri Lanka is the only team who qualified and won ICC World Cup in the same year
  2.  The team holds the record of highest team total in Test cricket
  3. Team Sri Lanka is the only team to have held the highest total of all formats at one time
  4. Sri Lanka won the world cup in home continent
  5. Team Sri Lanka is the only team to participate in all seasons of the Asia cup.
  6. The highest total of Sri Lankan team in ODI is (443/9) against the Netherlands in July 2006.
  7. Highest total of Sri Lankan team in T20 is (260/6) against Kenya in 2007.

History of Sri Lanka Cricket Team