Sri Lanka squad

ICC World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka – Squad, fixtures, match timing, date and venue

Upul Tharanga, Dinesh Chandimal, Akila Dananjaya and Niroshan Dickwella are some of the big names that have not been included in Sri Lanka’s 15-man squad for the upcoming World Cup. Meanwhile, Milinda Siriwardana and Jeffrey Vandersay, who have not played a single ODI since 2017 have been roped in the final 15.

Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera and Kusal Perera are some of the experienced players picked in the Sri Lankan squad. The team led by Dimuth Karunaratne will begin their World Cup campaign against New Zealand on June 1.


Complete squad:

Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Isuru Udana, Milinda Siriwardana, Avishka Fernando, Jeevan Mendis, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeffrey Vandersay, Nuwan Pradeep, Suranga Lakmal.

Sri Lanka’s Schedule and Fixtures at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019:

Match 1: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand

Date: 1 June 2019 (Saturday), 9:30 am GMT


Venue: Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff

Match 2: Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan

Date: 4 June 2019 (Tuesday), 9:30 am GMT

Venue: Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff

Match 3: Sri Lanka vs Pakistan

Date: 7 June 2019 (Friday), 9:30 am GMT

Venue: Bristol County Ground, Bristol

Match 4: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh

Date: 11 June 2019 (Tuesday), 9:30 am GMT

Venue: Bristol County Ground, Bristol

Match 5: Sri Lanka vs Australia

Date: 15 June 2019 (Saturday), 9:30 am GMT

Venue: The Oval, London

Match 6: Sri Lanka vs England

Date: 21 June 2019 (Friday), 9:30 am GMT

Venue: Headingley, Leeds

Match 7: Sri Lanka vs South Africa

Date: 28 June 2019 (Friday), 9:30 am GMT

Venue: The Riverside Durham, Chester-le-Street

Match 8: Sri Lanka vs West Indies

Date: 1 July 2019 (Monday), 9:30 am GMT

Venue: The Riverside Durham, Chester-le-Street

Match 9: Sri Lanka vs India

Date: 6 July 2019 (Saturday), 9:30 am GMT

Venue: Headingley, Leeds

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