Sri Lanka name 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup squad
By Hilal Suhaib
Kumar Sangakkara will lead Sri Lanka in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup. © AFP.
January 07, 2011 (Island Cricket): Sri Lankan selectors have named their final 15-man squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011. Sanath Jayasuriya, Chaminda Vaas and Suraj Randiv are the notable absentees.
Captain of Sri Lanka's 2007 World Cup side, Mahela Jayawardena, has been named as the vice-captain.
The squad is as follows:
Kumar Sangakkara (captain), Mahela Jayawardene (vice-captain), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Upul Tharanga, Thilan Samaraweera, Chamara Silva, Chamara Kapugedera, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Dilhara Fernando, Muttiah Muralitharan, Ajantha Mendis, Rangana Herath.
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