Sri Lanka Team Squad For T20 World Cup 2022 – (Officially Confirmed)

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ICC T20 World Cup is scheduled to start from 16th October in Australia. Sri Lanka are one of the 16th participants to play in the 8th season of T20 WC. They have been placed in Group A of the Round 1 stage with Ireland, Namibia and Netherlands.

They will have to finish among top two at the end of Round 1 stage to qualify for the Super 12 stage. Sri Lankan Cricket Board have announced the Sri Lanka team squad for T20 World Cup 2022. As per the announcement Dasun Shanaka will captain Sri Lankan team in T20 WC 2022.

You can check all the detailed information about Sri Lanka Team Squad for T20 World Cup 2022 here on this page.

Sri Lanka Team Squad T20 World Cup 2022

At last the news is out for all those Sri Lankan cricket fans who were eagerly waiting for Sri Lanka team squad to be announced. Sri Lankan Cricket Board has announced Sri Lanka Team Squad for T20 World Cup 2022.

As per the declaration of Sri Lankan Cricket Board, Dasun Shanaka will captain Sri Lanka in T20 WC. He has a talented and experienced team squad to lead in the tournament. Sri Lanka have been one of the  five luckiest nations to win the T20 World Cup title.

Serial Player Status
1 Dasun Shanaka Captain/Batsman
2 Minod Bhanuka Batsman/Wkt
3 Sadeera Samarawickrama Batsman
4 Pathum Nissanka Batsman
5 Dhananjaya de Silva Batsman
6 Avishka Fernando All-rounder
7 Wanindu Hasaranga All Rounder
8 Ramesh Mendis All Rounder
9 Chamika Karunaratne Bowler
10 Akila Dananjaya All Rounder
11 Dushmantha Chameer Bowler
12 Bhanuka Rajapaksa Bowler
13 Charith Asalanka All Rounder
14 Ishan Jayaratne Bowler
15 Binura Fernando Bowler

They achieved this status under the captaincy of Mahela Jaywardene in 2014. Moreover, they also came runner up and qualified for the semi finals in other two seasons as well. However, since then Sri Lanka have been struggling to claim back their title.

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The Sri Lankan team have been preparing for the upcoming mega tournament of T20 World Cup lately. They leveled up a three match T20 series against India at home by 1-1 stats. Who knows, if the rain could not have effected the 2nd T20 match in the series, Sri Lanka may have ended up winning the series.

Nevertheless, T20 World Cup 2022 is on the card in October and November 2022. Will Sri Lanka be able to win the title again for the 2nd Time, we will find out soon?

Sri Lanka team squad consist of both talented and experienced players. Dasun Shanaka is ready to captain Sri Lankan team in T20 World Cup. Here is the rest of the squad.

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Batting Line up

Sri Lanka batting line up consist of some of the top batsman in the world. Avishka Fernando will open for Sri Lanka with Minod Bhinuka in T20 World Cup 2022. Whereas, Sadeera Samraveera, Dhananjya Disilva and Waindu Hasranga will take the responbility in the middle order.

Sri Lanka have also added Pathun Nissanka, Dasun Shanaka and Ramesh Mendis to give strength to their power hitting in the middle order. In short, Sri Lanka have a massive batting line up in T20 World Cup 2022 to outclass their opponents.

Bowling line up

Sri Lanka have added some of the best pacer in their T20 World Cup squad in the form of Dushmantha Chameera and Akila Dananjya. Apart from it, they will also have the support of Waindu Hasranga, Dasun Shanaka, Ramesh Mendis, and Chamika Crunaratne. It seems like Sri Lanka are quite geared up to challenge their opponents in T20 World Cup 2022.

Sri Lanka T20 World Cup History

After getting knocked out in the Round 2 of T20 World Cup 2007, Sri Lanka came runner ups in the T20 World Cup 2009 final against Pakistan. However, the reached the semi finals in T20 World Cup 2010 but could not make it to the finals this time.

In  2012, Sri Lanka again emerged as the runner up after losing the title against West Indies in the final. But, they became the World T20 Champions for the very first time in T20 World Cup 2014. In the following season, they lost the title to West Indies and finished in the Round 2 stage of T20 World Cup 2016.

Sri Lanka’ Winning Chance T20 WC

Sri Lanka have been one of the few luckiest teams to win the T20 World Title. Luckily, they also made it to the finals and came runner ups for two times. Not only this, they also qualified for the Round 2 stage for the two times. This would be the first time that Sri Lanka has to compete in the Found 1 stage to qualify for the Super 12 stage.

Perhaps, Sri Lankan T20 Cricket is witnessing a fall right now. Could T20 World Cup 2022 be an opportunity for Sri Lanka to look for their lost glory? We will find out soon.

Still, Sri Lanka can win the T20 World Cup title, if its players can keep up with the momentum and impress the cricket fans with their classy performances.

Sri Lanka Team T20 World Cup 2022

Sri Lanka have been included in Group A of Round 1 stage with Namibia, Ireland and Netherlands. They will compete with their counterparts to qualify for the Super 12 stage. Sri Lanka will play their first T20 World Cup match against Namibia on 18th October 2022. Here is the rest of the schedule for Sri Lanka in the T20 World Cup 2022.