Sri Lankas squad for T20 World Cup: Sri Lankas 15-man squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup has been announced. Dasun Shanaka will lead the team in the tournament.
The T20 World Cup will start from October 17 this year, with matches to be played in UAE and Oman. One after the other the teams are announcing the squad. Sri Lanka had also now announced a 15-man squad for the T20 World Cup. Recently he announced the provisional team, which consisted of 19 players. However, Akila Dhananjay did not find a place in this team and now he has gone to the passenger reserve players.
Sri Lanka T20 World Cup squad
15-member squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021
Dasun Shanaka (Captain)
Dhananjaya De Silva
Kusal Janith Perera
|Reserves: Lahiru Kumara, Binura Fernando, Akila Dananjaya, Pulina Tharanga.|
Sri Lanka announced the 15-man squad, whose captain has been named Dasun Shanaka. Senior players like Dhananjay de Silva, Kusal Perera are present in this team while 21-year-old Mahish Thikshana has been surprisingly selected. In the series against South Africa, Mahish won the hearts of the selectors with his bowling.
It may be noted that Sri Lanka is currently playing a white ball series against South Africa and a lot will depend on the performance of the players in the T20 International series. Sri Lankas key players for the T20 World Cup include Captain Dasun Shanaka, Vanindu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera, etc. The return of Dinesh Chandimal will strengthen the Sri Lankan team.