Sri Lanka Squad For Asia Cup: The Asia Cup 2023 is coming soon, and six teams will be playing in it. These teams are India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal. The tournament will take place in September, and the winning team will be called the Asian Champion. Pakistan will be hosting the matches.
Sri Lanka is the current champion, as they won the last Asia Cup in 2022. They beat Pakistan in the final to win the trophy. Now, they are looking to defend their title by playing well against the other Asian teams. Let’s take a look at the players who might be in Sri Lanka’s team for the Asia Cup 2023.
Everyone is excited to see the matches and find out which team will be the new champion. The tournament is sure to be full of action and excitement, and we can’t wait to see how Sri Lanka performs in their bid to keep the title.
Asia Cup 2023: Sri Lanka Squads For Asia Cup
Sri Lanka has revealed its squad. The team looks strong and promising, with a good mix of experienced players and young talents.
At the beginning of the innings, we have Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Mendis as openers. Kusal will also be the wicketkeeper. They will be crucial in setting a solid foundation for the team.
In the middle order, we have Charith Asalanka, Dhananjay de Silva, Nuwanidu Fernando, and the experienced Angelo Matthews. They will handle the batting and help the team score runs.
Behind the stumps, Sadeera Samarawickrama will be the wicket-keeper, making sure the team is sharp in fielding.
Leading the team will be Dasun Shanaka, who is also an excellent all-rounder, along with Chamika Karunaratne, another talented all-rounder.
In the bowling department, we have spinners Wanindu Hasaranga and Mahesh Theekshana. They are skilled in tricking the batsmen.
For fast bowling, we have Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, and Dilshan Madushanka. They will try to take wickets and stop the opponents from scoring.
Sri Lanka Complete Squad Probable (subject to Sports Ministry approval)
Dasun Shanaka (Capt.), Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Janith Perera (wk), Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dhananjaya de Silva,Wanindu Hasaranga, Dunith Wellalage, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara, Dushmantha Chameera.
Sri Lanka Squads For Asia Cup
- Pathum Nissanka
- Kusal Mendis (WK)
- Charith Asalanka
- Dhananjay de Silva
- Nuwanidu Fernando
- Angelo Matthews
- Ashen Bandara
- Sadeera Samarawickrama
- Dasun Shanaka (Captain)
- Chamika Karunaratne
- Wanindu Hasaranga
- Maheesh Theekshana
- Kasun Rajitha
- Lahiru Kumara
- Dilshan Madushanka