Sri Lanka have announced their final 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021.
In : Lahiru Kumara, Pathum Nissanka, Akila Dananjaya and Binura Fernando.
Out : Kamindu Mendis, Nuwan Pradeep, Praveen Jayawickrama and Lahiru Madusanka.
Kamindu Mendis and Praveen Jayawickrama, who were initially part of the squad, failed to make the cut. Lahiru Madushanka and Nuwan Pradeep too missed out on making the final 15 due to injuries.
The squad will be led by Dasun Shanaka as the team begin their campaign on 18 October against Namibia in Abu Dhabi in Group A of the First Round, where they have also drawn Ireland and the Netherlands.
Squad: Dasun Shanaka (captain), Kusal Janith Perera, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya De Silva, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Chamika Karunaratne, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Kumara, Maheesh Theekshana, Akila Dananjaya, Binura Fernando.