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The most awaited cricket event ICC T20 World Cup 2022 is just a few moments away from its official inauguration. This mega cricket tournament will start on 16th October in Australia. And it will continue until 13th November 2022.
The top 16 cricketing sides of the world will compete in 45 matches of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022. However top 8 cricket sides based on ICC T20 Rankings will directly appear in the Super 12 Rounds. Whereas 8 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 T20 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 12 Rounds of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022.
Sri Lanka is going to make their 8th official appearance in ICC T20 World Cup 2022 and their playing record in this tournament looks pretty decent as Sri Lanka has also won the Champions Title back in 2014 whereas they have also reached the Finals the two times in the history back in 2009 and 2012.
Recently the selection committee of Sri Lanka announced their initial playing squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2022 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 T20 players.
Sri Lanka Team Squad for T20 World Cup 2022
Sri Lanka Team Squad for the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 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 T20 Cricketer Dasun Shanaka will captain this side in ICC T20 World Cup 2022. No doubt Dasun Shanaka is an experienced T20 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 T20 players and they could be the best pickings for this side for the T20 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.
— Sri Lanka Cricket 🇱🇰 (@OfficialSLC) September 16, 2022