Sri Lanka Cricket Board has announced their World cup Squad. Interesting picks by the board. Chandimal misses out this time.Thirimane,Siriwardhana,Jeevan Mendis,Jeffrey Vandersay picked despite their break from the ODI from 2017.The big names in Sri Lanka cricket team Dickwella the wicket keeper batsman and Akhila Dananjaya the off-spinner and Uppul Tharanga misses out. Dinesh Chandimal who lead Sri Lanka ODI team upto November is not picked. This year Karunaratne will lead the side. The selected team has a mix of young and experience player’s.
Squad for the World Cup: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Avishka Fernando, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Perera (wk), Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Jeevan Mendis, Malinda Siriwardana, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal, Jeffrey Vandersay, Nuwan Pradeep.
Standbys: Oshada Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Wanindu Hasaranga and Angelo Perera