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T20 World Cup 2022: Sri Lanka Team Analysis, Squad, Schedule

By Kaif - October 13, 2022 - Last updated on Oct 13, 2022 06:45 PM
T20 World Cup 2022: Sri Lanka Team Analysis, Squad, Schedule

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T20 World Cup 2022, Sri Lanka Team Analysis, Squad, Schedule, Everything you need to know about Sri Lanka Team T20 World Cup 2022

T20 World Cup 2022

T20 World Cup 2022 will start on 16 October and will end on 13 November. T20 World Cup 2022 cricket will be organized in Australia. Sri Lanka Cricket has announced its squad for the ICC T20 World Cup to be held in Australia. Recently, the selectors have expressed confidence in the players of the team that won the Asia Cup with a strong performance. The 15-member squad was announced on Friday, apart from this 5 players have been kept on standby.

Sri Lanka Team Analysis

The Sri Lanka Cricket Board has announced its team for the 2022 T20 World Cup (2022 T20 World Cup) to be played in Australia in October-November. However, 2 injured players have also found a place in the World Cup squad. In the hands of Dasun Shanka, the team will be in command during the T20 World Cup. The selectors have selected the team for the T20 World Cup, taking the players of this team that made a big difference in the Asia Cup. The decision on whether to play two players of the team, Dushmanta Chamira and Lahiru Kumara in the team will be taken after attaining fitness. Both of them are expected to be fit by the tournament.

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The Sri Lankan team has not got a direct entry in the T20 World Cup. To make it to the main event, the team will have to advance to the first qualifiers. The team is placed in Group A along with Namibia, Netherlands, and UAE. The team will play its first match against Namibia on 16 October.

Sri Lanka Squad for T20 World Cup 2022

Dasun Shanaka (c)31All Rounder9 September 1991
Charith Asalanka 25Batsman29 June 1997
Danushka Gunathilaka31Batsman17 March 1991
Pathum Nissanka 24Batsman18 May 1998
Bhanuka Rajapaksa (wk)30Batsman 24 October 1991
Kusal Mendis (wk)27Wicketkeeper2 February 1995
Dhananjaya de Silva31All Rounder6 September 1991
Wanindu Hasaranga25All Rounder29 July 1997
Chamika Karunaratne26All Rounder29 May 1996
Dushmantha Chameera30Bowler11 January 1992
Lahiru Kumara25Bowler13 February 1997
Dilshan Madushanka22Bowler18 September 2000
Maheesh Theekshana 22Bowler1 August 2000
Jeffrey Vandersay 32Bowler5 February 1990
Pramod Madushan28BowlerDec 14, 1993

Standby player of Sri Lanka team for T20 World Cup 2022 - Ashen Bandara, Praveen Jayawickrema, Dinesh Chandimal, Binura Fernando, Nuwanidu Fernando.

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Sri Lanka Schedule for T20 World Cup 2022

16-Oct-202209:30 AMSri Lanka vs NamibiaSimonds Stadium
18-Oct-202201:30 PM Sri Lanka vs United Arab EmiratesSimonds Stadium
20-Oct-202209:30 AMSri Lanka vs NetherlandsSimonds Stadium

Sri Lanka Schedule for ICC T20 World Cup 2022 - Sri Lanka will play all their first-round matches at the Simonds Stadium in Geelong. They will face Namibia on 16 October, UAE (their only day-nighter) on 18 October, and the Netherlands on 20 October. If they win the match and finish on top of this group, they will be placed in Group 1 along with Australia, England, New Zealand and Afghanistan. And if they finish second, they will be included in Group 2 comprising India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and South Africa. And if the match is not won, then team Sri Lanka will have to return home after playing only three matches.

Key players of Sri Lanka team for T20 World Cup 2022

  • Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Dasun Shanaka
  • Maheesh Theekshana
  • Chamika Karunaratne
  • Kusal Mendis

India vs Sri Lanka Head to Head Records

IND vs SL Head to Head - If we look at the overall head to head ODI, Test, and T20I head to head records, then India has the upper hand. So far 234 matches have been played between India and Sri Lanka in all three formats. India vs Sri Lanka so far 162 ODI matches have been played. And both teams have played 46 Test matches and 26T20I matches.

India vs Sri Lanka Head to Head

FormatMatchesIndia wonEngland wonDraw/Tie/NR
ODI162 93571/11

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