Sri Lanka Squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2024

Sri Lanka Announces Squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2024

On Thursday, May 09, 2024, Sri Lanka announces squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2024. Leg-break bowling all-rounder Wanindu Hasaranga has been named as captain for Sri Landa while left-handed batter Charith Asalanka has been named as vice-captain of the Sri Lankan team. Wanindu Hasaranga will lead Sri Lanka for first time in T20 World Cup.

In Sri Lanka’s 15-member squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2024, the experienced batter Angelo Mathews has been added who was recently added to Sri Lanka’s T20 setup back in January 2024 after an absence of almost 3 years from this format. Angelo Mathews was part of Sri Lanka’s World Cup winning team in the 2014 T20 World Cup. This will be the 6th appearance for Angelo Mathews in T20 World Cups.

Sri Lanka has selected multiple all-rounder options in their 2024 T20 World Cup squad with an emphasis on balance in their playing eleven. The captain Wanindu Hasaranga along with Dunith Wellalage, Kamindu Mendis, and Dhananjaya De Silva are the spin-bowling all-rounders whereas Angelo Mathews and Dasun Shanaka are medium pace-bowling all-round options for Sri Lanka in their squad. Sri Lanka has also picked four traveling reserves along with their main 15-member squad for the T20 World Cup 2024.

Sri Lanka Squad for T20 World Cup 2024

Squad: Wanindu Hasaranga (Captain), Charith Asalanka (VC), Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (WK), Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya De Silva, Sadeera Samarawickrama (WK), Dasun Shanaka, Kamindu Mendis, Dunith Wellalage, Dushmantha Chameera, Dilshan Madushanka, Nuwan Thushara, Matheesha Pathirana and Maheesh Theekshana.

Travelling Reserves: Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Asitha Fernando, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth and Janith Liyanage.

Sri Lanka Announces Squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2024
Sri Lanka Announces Squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2024

Sri Lanka’s Fixtures in T20 World Cup 2024

Sri Lanka is placed in Group D of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 along with South Africa, Bangladesh, Nepal, and the Netherlands. Sri Lanka will begin their World Cup journey against South Africa on June 03, 2024, in Nassau County International Stadium, New York. Sri Lanka’s complete fixtures from the Group Stage of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 are as follows:

June 03, 2024Sri Lanka v South AfricaNassau County International Stadium, New York
June 07, 2024Sri Lanka v BangladeshGrand Prairie Stadium, Dallas
June 11, 2024Sri Lanka v NepalCentral Broward Park, Lauderhill
June 16, 2024Sri Lanka v NetherlandsDaren Sammy Cricket Stadium, Saint Lucia

The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 is going to be played from June 1, 2024, to June 29, 2024, in the West Indies and the United States of America. Sri Lanka will look forward to their second T20I World Cup title in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2024.

Cricket Boards can make tweak their initially announced squad by 25 May 2024 without the permission of the International Cricket Council. After May 25, 2024, cricket boards will need permission from the Technical Committee of ICC to make changes in their primary squad in case of injury to a player or any other unwanted situation.

FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

When Sri Lanka announces Squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2024?

On May 9th, 2024 Sri Lanka announced the squad for T20 World Cup.

Who will be the Captain of the Sri Lanka team in the coming World Cup?

Wanindu Hasaranga will lead the Sri Lanka team in this coming World Cup.

How many reserve players are there in the Sri Lankan Squad for T20 WC?

There are four reserve players in the Sri Lankan Squad of the T20 WC 2024, named as Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Asitha Fernando, and Janith Liyanage.

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