ODI World Cup 2023: World Cup 2023 is going to start soon. Almost every team has announced the squad. Sri Lanka has also announced its 15-member team squad on Tuesday evening. Dasun Shanaka will lead the team in the tournament. After the loss to India in the Asia Cup final, questions were being raised about Shanaka’s captaincy in the World Cup. But the board has expressed confidence in him and handed over the command of the World Cup.
Star spinner Hasaranga is not part of the squad
The Sri Lankan team has suffered a big setback. The name of the team’s star spinner Vanindu Hasaranga is not included in the World Cup squad. Hasaranga will not be able to play the World Cup due to injury. He was injured in the Lanka Premier League last month. Hasaranga was also not a part of the recent Asia Cup due to injury. According to reports, Hasaranga is not fully fit yet. However, if he undergoes surgery, he will be away from cricket for about three more months.
This is Sri Lanka’s ODI World Cup 2023 squad
Dasun Shanaka (captain), Kusal Mendis (vice-captain), Kusal Perera, Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Sadira Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjay de Silva, Dushan Hemantha, Mahish Theekshana, Dunith Wellelage, Kasun Rajitha, Mathisha Pathirana, Lahiru Kumara. , Dilshan Madushanka
Traveling Reserve: Chamika Karunaratne
Sri Lanka’s first match will be held on 7th October
ODI World Cup 2023 starts from 5th October. The first match will be played between England and New Zealand at Narendra Modi Stadium. On October 7, Sri Lanka will play its first match against South Africa. 10 teams will face each other in the World Cup 2023. The tournament will be played in India till November 19.
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