Cricket Sri Lanka

In a pivotal announcement, Sri Lanka has unveiled its 15-member squad for the highly anticipated T20 World Cup, slated to unfold across the United States and the West Indies. Leading the charge will be Wanindu Hasaranga, who assumes the captaincy mantle, with Charith Asalanka serving as his deputy. The squad’s composition received the stamp of approval from the esteemed Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, Harin Fernando.

However, the squad announcement comes tinged with a note of concern as Sri Lanka’s key players, Matheesha Pathirana and Dilshan Madhushanka, find themselves on the roster following injury setbacks. Both athletes, instrumental in Sri Lanka’s T20 aspirations, succumbed to hamstring injuries, sidelining them from the IPL 2024 season, either before its commencement or midway through.

Matheesha Pathirana’s heartfelt farewell from IPL 2024 encapsulated the emotional toll of his injury-enforced exit, underlining the disappointment and determination coursing through Sri Lanka’s cricketing ranks.

With departure slated for May 14, 2024, the Sri Lankan contingent gears up to embark on their World Cup journey, brimming with anticipation and resolve. The island nation’s campaign kicks off with a high-stakes clash against South Africa on June 3rd, setting the stage for a thrilling showdown of cricketing prowess.

Sri Lanka’s Squad for T20 World Cup 2024:

  • Wanindu Hasaranga (C)
  • Charith Asalanka (VC)
  • Kusal Mendis
  • Pathum Nissanka
  • Kamindu Mendis
  • Sadeera Samarawickrama
  • Angelo Mathews
  • Dasun Shanaka
  • Dhananjaya De Silva
  • Maheesh Theekshana
  • Dhananjaya Lakshan
  • Dushmantha Chameera
  • Nuwan Thushara
  • Matheesha Pathirana
  • Dilshan Madushanka

Travel Reserves:

  • Asitha Fernando
  • Vijayakanth Viyaskanth
  • Bhanuka Rajapaksa
  • Janith Liyanage

As the stage is set for the ultimate showdown, Sri Lanka’s squad embodies a potent blend of experience, skill, and resilience, poised to leave an indelible mark on cricket’s grandest stage.

By Cricket Gyaan

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