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The most awaited cricket event ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is just a few moments away from its official inauguration. This mega cricket tournament will take place in India between October and November 2023.
The top 10 cricketing sides of the world will compete in 48 matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. However top 8 cricket sides based on ICC ODI Rankings will directly appear in the Super 10 Rounds. Whereas 2 other teams will 1st appear in the Qualifying rounds before jumping into the main rounds of this event.
Sri Lanka is currently placed in 9th place in International ODI Rankings. They have failed to confirm their berth in the main rounds. Now Sri Lanka will appear in the Qualifying Rounds before playing in the Super 10 Rounds of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.
Sri Lanka is going to make their 13th official appearance in ICC Cricket World Cup and their playing record in this tournament looks pretty decent as Sri Lanka has also won the Champions Title back in 1996 whereas they have also reached the Finals two times in history back in 2007 and 2011.
Recently the selection committee of Sri Lanka announced their initial playing squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 and no doubt their playing squad looks pretty strong to compete in this event. Lankan playing side involves a mixture of young as well as experienced ODI players.
Sri Lanka Team Squad for Cricket World Cup 2023
Sri Lanka Team Squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 includes
- Dasun Shanaka (captain)
- Danushka Gunathilaka
- Pathum Nissanka
- Kusal Mendis
- Charith Asalanka
- Bhanuka Rajapaksa
- Dhananjaya de Silva
- Wanindu Hasaranga
- Maheesh Theekshana
- Jeffrey Vandersay
- Chamika Karunaratne
- Dushmantha Chameera (subject to fitness)
- Lahiru Kumara (subject to fitness)
- Dilshan Madushanka
- Pramod Madushan.
Whereas Ashen Bandara, Praveen Jayawickrema, Dinesh Chandimal, Binura Fernando, and Nuwanidu Fernando are retained as the stand-by Players by the SLC.
The most experienced ODI Cricketer Dasun Shanaka will captain this side in ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. No doubt Dasun Shanaka is an experienced One Day Cricket. Everyone knows his brilliant leading capabilities, especially during crucial moments.
The mainstream batting line-up of Sri Lanka includes Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, and Bhanuka Rajapaksa. All these batsmen are well-known ODI players and they could be the best pickings for this side for the One Day format.
Sri Lanka has picked a variety of all-rounders in their squad as Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Maheesh Theekshana, and Chamika Karunaratne are selected all-rounder of this side. No doubt these players can bowl and bat impressive and Lanka will try to utilize them wisely during this tournament.
The pace attack of Lanka highly replies on some experience mates including Dilshan Madushanka, Jeffrey Vandersay, and Dushmantha Chameera. However, Sri Lanka might recall some of their reserve players depending on the circumstances.