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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 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

Name Role Batting Style Bowling Style
Batsmen
Dinesh Chandimal Batsman Right-handed Right-arm off-break
Angelo Mathews Batsman Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Kusal Perera WK-Batsman Left-handed Left-arm medium
Dimuth Karunaratne Batsman Left-handed Right-arm medium
Upul Tharanga Batsman Left-handed Left-arm medium
Roshen Silva Batsman Right-handed Right-arm off-break
Lahiru Thirimanne Batsman Left-handed Right-arm medium
Niroshan Dickwella WK-Batsman Left-handed Left-arm medium
Danushka Gunathilaka Batsman Left-handed Right-arm off-break
Kusal Mendis WK-Batsman Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Dhananjaya de Silva Batsman Left-handed Right-arm off-break
Allrounders
Thisara Perera Allrounder Left-handed Right-arm medium
Dilruwan Perera Allrounder Left-handed Right-arm off-break
Jeevan Mendis Allrounder Left-handed Right-arm leg-break
Chaturanga de Silva Allrounder Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Dasun Shanaka Allrounder Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Seekkuge Prasanna Allrounder Right-handed Right-arm leg-break
Asela Gunaratne Allrounder Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Wanidu Hasaranga Allrounder Right-handed Right-arm leg-break
Shehan Jayasuriya Allrounder Left-handed Right-arm off-break
Kamindu Mendis Allrounder Left-handed Right-arm off-break
Bowlers
Lasith Malinga Bowler Right-handed Right-arm fast
Nuwan Pradeep Bowler Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Suranga Lakmal Bowler Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Malinda Pushpakumara Bowler Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Isuru Udana Bowler Right-handed Left-arm fast-medium
Dushmantha Chameera Bowler Right-handed Right-arm fast
Shehan Madushanka Bowler Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Vishwa Fernando Bowler Right-handed Left-arm fast-medium
Lahiru Gamage Bowler Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Lahiru Kumara Bowler Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Kasun Rajitha Bowler Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Akila Dananjaya Bowler Left-handed Right-arm off-break
Amila Aponso Bowler Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Lakshan Sandakan Bowler Left-handed Slow left-arm chinaman
Prabath Jayasuriya Bowler Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox

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

Date Match Details Venue Time

Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka, 2019

Friday, July 26, 2019 Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 1st ODI R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo 2:30 PM
02:30 PM Local / 09:00 AM GMT
Sunday, July 28, 2019 Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 2nd ODI R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo 2:30 PM
02:30 PM Local / 09:00 AM GMT
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 3rd ODI R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo 2:30 PM
02:30 PM Local / 09:00 AM GMT

New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka, 2019

Aug 14, Wed – Aug 18, Sun Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, 1st Test Galle International Stadium, Galle 10:00 AM
10:00 AM Local / 04:30 AM GMT
Aug 22, Thu – Aug 26, Mon Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, 2nd Test P Sara Oval, Colombo 10:00 AM
10:00 AM Local / 04:30 AM GMT
Saturday, August 31, 2019 Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, 1st T20I R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo 7:00 PM
07:00 PM Local / 01:30 PM GMT
Monday, September 02, 2019 Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, 2nd T20I R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo 7:00 PM
07:00 PM Local / 01:30 PM GMT
Friday, September 06, 2019 Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, 3rd T20I Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele 7:00 PM
07:00 PM Local / 01:30 PM GMT

Sri Lanka tour of Australia, 2019

Sunday, October 27, 2019 Australia vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I Adelaide Oval, Adelaide 9:00 AM
02:00 PM Local / 03:30 AM GMT
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Australia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I The Gabba, Brisbane 1:40 PM
06:10 PM Local / 08:10 AM GMT
Friday, November 01, 2019 Australia vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne 1:40 PM
07:10 PM Local / 08:10 AM GMT

Sri Lanka’s Schedule for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020

Sunday, October 18, 2020 Sri Lanka vs TBC, 1st Match, First Round Group A Simonds Stadium, Geelong 8:30 AM
02:00 PM Local / 03:00 AM GMT
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 Sri Lanka vs TBC, 6th Match, First Round Group A Simonds Stadium, Geelong 1:30 PM
07:00 PM Local / 08:00 AM GMT
Thursday, October 22, 2020 Sri Lanka vs TBC, 10th Match, First Round Group A Simonds Stadium, Geelong 1:30 PM
07:00 PM Local / 08:00 AM GMT

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.