Sri Lanka Cricket is set to announce the squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2021 scheduled to take place in UAE and Oman starting from October 17th.
Speaking to Cricwire, SLC CEO Ashley De Silva said SLC will announce the squad before Friday (September 10th), which is the cut off date set by ICC to announce the squads.
Ashley De Silva said SLC will announce an initial 15-man squad along with 4 reserves before Friday. He added that ICC has provisioned to make changes in the squad if required till October 10th.
Speaking to the press after the series win against South Africa, Sri Lankan skipper Dasun Shanaka said that selectors are already looking for the squad and based on the performance of previous tournaments and the combinations, they will determine it.
The 2014 Champions are required play the qualifiers in this year’s edition which is to be set off from 17th October in Oman. Sri Lanka will play its first game against Nambia on the 18th October.
- Avishka Fernando
- Kusal Perera
- Bhanuka Rajapaksa
- Kamindu Mendis
- Charith Asalanka
- Dasun Shanaka
- Chamika Karunaratne
- Wanindu Hasaranga
- Lahiru Madushanka
- Maheesh Theekshana
- Dushmantha Chameera
- Binura Fernando
- Pathum Nissanka
- Praveen Jayawickrama
- Dinesh Chandimal
- Ramesh Mendis
- Ashen Bandara
- Lakshan Sandakan
- Akila Dananjaya
Sri Lanka Squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2021
Batsmen– Avishka Fernando, Pathum Nissanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa
Wicket-Keeper Batsmen – Kusal Perera, Dinesh Chandimal
Batting All-Rounders- Charith Asalanka, Kamindu Mendis, Dasun Shanaka
Bowling All-Rounders –Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Lahiru Madushanka
Fast Bowlers – Dushmantha Chameera, Binura Fernando
Spinners – Maheesh Theekshana, Praveen Jayawickrama