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Sri Lanka request more time to name WT20 squad


By Staff Writers | August 16, 2012

ICC World Twenty20 2012The International Cricket Council (ICC) has allowed participating teams more time to select their final squads for the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 2012 tournament, cricket’s governing body said today in a statement.

"All participating men’s teams must have its 15-player squads into the ICC no later than Friday, August 24, 2012," the statement said, allowing a six-day extension requested by "several" participants.

Sri Lanka, according to ESPNCricinfo, is one of the teams to have requested more time to name their 15-man squad.

The final Sri Lankan squad is likely to be named at the conclusion of the ongoing Sri Lanka Premier League T20 tournament.

Six teams have already announced their final squads for the tournament – Australia, Bangladesh, India, New Zealand, Pakistan and South Africa.

© Island Cricket

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