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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.

Nicknames of Sri Lanka National Cricket Team

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

Sri Lanka National Cricket Team Captain

Test captain: Dimuth Karunaratne

ODI/T20I captain: Lasith Malinga

Sri Lanka Cricket Team Coaches

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

 Sri Lanka National Cricket Team Roster

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

NameAgeRoleBatting StyleBowling StyleForms

Batsmen

Dinesh Chandimal29BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm off breakTest, ODI, T20I
Angelo Mathews31BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumTest, ODI, T20I
Dimuth Karunaratne30BatsmanLeft-handedRight-arm mediumTest
Upul Tharanga33BatsmanLeft-handedLeft-arm mediumTest, ODI
Roshen Silva30BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm off-breakTest
Lahiru Thirimanne29BatsmanLeft-handedRight-arm mediumTest, ODI
Danushka Gunathilaka27BatsmanLeft-handedRight-arm off-breakTest, ODI, T20I
Dhananjaya de Silva27BatsmanLeft-handedRight-arm off-breakTest, ODI, T20I

WK-Batsmen

Kusal Perera28WK-BatsmanLeft-handedLeft-arm mediumTest, ODI, T20I
Niroshan Dickwella25WK-BatsmanLeft-handedLeft-arm mediumTest, ODI, T20I
Kusal Mendis23WK-BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm leg breakTest, ODI

All-Rounders

Thisara Perera29AllrounderLeft-handedRight-arm mediumODI, T20I
Dilruwan Perera36AllrounderLeft-handedRight-arm off-breakTest
Jeevan Mendis35AllrounderLeft-handedRight-arm leg-breakT20I
Chaturanga de Silva28AllrounderLeft-handedSlow left-arm orthodoxODI, T20I
Dasun Shanaka27AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumODI, T20I
Seekkuge Prasanna33AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm leg-breakODI, T20I
Asela Gunaratne33AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumODI, T20I
Wanidu Hasaranga21AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm leg-breakODI
Shehan Jayasuriya27AllrounderLeft-handedRight-arm off-breakODI, T20I
Kamindu Mendis20AllrounderLeft-handedAmbidextrous bowlingT20I

Bowlers

Lasith Malinga35BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fastODI, T20I
Nuwan Pradeep32BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumTest, ODI
Suranga Lakmal31BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumTest
Malinda Pushpakumara31BowlerRight-handedSlow left-arm orthodoxTest
Isuru Udana30BowlerRight-handedLeft-arm fast mediumT20I
Dushmantha Chameera26BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fastODI, T20I
Shehan Madushanka23BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumODI, T20I
Vishwa Fernando27BowlerRight-handedLeft-arm fast-mediumODI, T20I
Lahiru Gamage30BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumTest, ODI
Lahiru Kumara21BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumTest, ODI
Kasun Rajitha25BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fast mediumTest, ODI, T20I
Akila Dananjaya25BowlerLeft-handedRight-arm off-breakTest, ODI, T20I
Amila Aponso25BowlerLeft-handedSlow left-arm orthodoxODI, T20I
Lakshan Sandakan27BowlerLeft-handedSlow left-arm chinamanTest, ODI
Prabath Jayasuriya27BowlerRight-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

DateMatch DetailsTimeVenue

Sri Lanka tour of South Africa, 2019

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

List of Popular Players of  Sri Lanka Cricket

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 the 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. The highest total of Sri Lankan team in T20 is (260/6) against Kenya in 2007.

History of Sri Lanka Cricket

In the year 1965, Sri Lanka became the associate member of ICC. Team Sri Lanka played its first ODI in the year 1975, against West Indies. Sri Lanka became the full member of ICC in the year 1981. After playing the first test in the year 1982 Sri Lanka became the 8th nation who play test cricket. Sri Lanka team played its first test against England. The team Sri Lanka played its first T20I against England in the year 2006.

The Sri Lanka Cricket Team Latest News

First of all, Cricket is a popular game 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.