Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have reported with their 15-man squad on Thursday for the upcoming ICC World Cup-2019 in England.
Sri Lanka turns into the 6th group to report their 15-man World Cup squad after Australia, England, Bangladesh, India and England.
It came into everybody’s unexpected that Dimuth Karunaratne, who hasn’t played an ODI since the 2015 World Cup is set to lead the group in the up and coming World Cup while Lasith Malinga has been incorporated into the squad in spite of bits of gossip flying that he may resign before the competition.
Wicket-guardian batsman Dinesh Chandimal neglects to make it to the squad while Kusal Mendis has been favored over him. All-rounder Angelo Mathews has likewise advanced once more into the squad in the wake of recuperating from wounds.
Sri Lankan’s ICC World Cup Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Angelo Mathews, Lasith Malinga, Kusal Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Jeffrey Vandersay, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Jeevan Mendis, Milinda Siriwardana.