A 15-member squad has been officially announced by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.
Wanindu Hasaranga has not been included in the squad on account of the fact that he is stil recovering from an injury. In the event he is declared fit to play during the tournament, however, Hasaranga will be considered as a replacement if another squad member is injured during play, SLC said in an official statement.
Accordingly, the following squad, selected by the SLC Cricket Selection Committee, will take part in the World Cup due to be held in India from 05 October to 19 November.
(Previous News : 26th Sep. 2023 at 11:50am)
SL squad for 2023 World Cup announced
The Sri Lanka squad scheduled to take part in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 has been announced.
Accordingly, Dasun Shanaka will continue as the Captain of the squad.
The squad named by the Sri Lanka Cricket Selection Committee include Kusal Mendis, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Janith, Dimuth Karunaratne, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dunith Wellalage, Kasun Rajitha, Matheesha Pathirana and Lahiru Kumara.
Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana and Dilshan Madushanka have been named as players subject to fitness while Dushan Hemantha and Chamika Karunaratne have been named as travelling reserves.
The team participating in the World Cup cricket series scheduled to commence in India on October 5 is scheduled to leave the country today (26).