Sri Lanka have announced 18-men squads for the ODI and T2OI series against New Zealand. The NZvSL ODI series will be crucial for Sri Lanka with the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League points up for grabs. Dasun Shanaka and company will surely love to be in India playing the World Cup, coming this year.
Sri Lanka is currently at the number 10 position in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League. They now have 77 points and will eye for full points in the NZvSL ODI series to earn a direct qualification for the ICC World Cup 2023.
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NZvSL | Sri Lanka’s ODI squad
Dasun Shanaka (c), Pathum Nissanka, Nuwanidu Fernando, Kusal Mendis (wk, vc), Angelo Mathews, Charith Asalanka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dhananjaya De Silva, Sahan Arachchige, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dunith Wellalage, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Pramod Madushan, Dilshan Madushanka, Chamika Karunaratne, Matheesha Pathirana.
Dusmanta Chameera was in the ODI squad primarily. But, since he is still in the rehabilitation process, he will no longer take part in the ODI and T20I series. Matheesha Pathirana has replaced him in the ODI series while Pramod Madushan has replaced him in the T20I series.
NZvSL | Sri Lank’s T20I squad
Dasun Shanaka (c), Pathum Nissanka, Wanindu Hasaranga (vc), Maheesh Theekshana, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dhananjaya De Silva, Charith Asalanka, Matheesha Pathirana, Chamika Karunaratne, Kusal Janith Perera, Lasith Croospulle, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Nuwanidu Fernando, Dunith Wellalage, Kasun Rajitha, Dilshan Madushanka, Lahiru Kumara, Pramod Madushan
Schedule for the ODI series
Schedule for the T20I series