Sri Lanka Announce Cricket World Cup Squad

Sri Lanka’s national selectors have announced the country’s 15-man squad to do battle at the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup in Australasia starting on February 14th.  The squad will be skippered by Angelo Mathews.  The 1996 champions will be keen to emulate that feat from the mid-1990s after losing in each of the last two finals.

The Sri Lankans open their account in the very first match of the tournament against the Black Caps at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch.

Sri Lanka Squad:
1. Angelo Mathews (Captain)
2.T.M Dilshan
3.Kumar Sangakkara
4.Mahela Jayawardena
5.Lahiru Thirimanne (V.Capt)
6.Dinesh Chandimal
7.Dimuth Karunaratne
8.Jeevan Mendis
9.Thisara Perera
10.Suranga Lakmal
11.Lasith Malinga (Subject to fitness)
12.Dhammika Prasad
13.Nuwan Kulasekara
14.Rangana Herath
15.Sachithra Senanayake