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ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022: Sri Lanka’s Squad, Captain, Schedule, Venue, and possible XI

Will the Asian Champions be able to claim their second T20 World Cup title?

Melbourne: T20 World Cup 2022 will commence on the 16th of October. The final will be played on the 13th of November. Cricket fans all around the world are eagerly waiting to see their respective nation battle for the throne of world T20 champions.

The inaugural match will be played between the Lanka Lions and the newcomer Namibia. Sri Lanka will enter the marquee tournament as the Asian Champions. After conquering the Indian-sub continent, Sri Lanka will like to present their contentions for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup title.

Moreover, the 2014 champion team has been featured in all seven editions of the competition. Winning 27 matches out of 43, with a win percentage of 63.95, the highest amongst all. Sri Lanka will start their campaign by firstly competing in the group stage.

On that note, we present you with Sri Lanka’s squad and schedule details for the upcoming multi-nation tournament.

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Sri Lanka’s Squad for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022

Sri Lanka’s Squad for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022

Dasun Shanaka (captain), Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Kumara, Dilshan Madushanka, Pramod Madushan

Note: The Sri Lankan squad is almost unchanged and has all the players that were a part of the team during the continental tournament.

Sri Lanka’s Schedule at Group Stage of T20 World Cup 2022

OpponentDate and dayTimeVenue
Namibia16 OCT, Sunday9:30 AMKardinia Park Stadium, Geelong
UAE18 OCT, Tuesday1:30 PMKardinia Park Stadium, Geelong
Netherlands20 OCT, Thursday9:30 AMKardinia Park Stadium, Geelong

Note: All times are in Indian Standard Time

What will be Sri Lanka’s possible playing XI?

Considering their current form and most recent performances we predict Sri Lanka’s possible playing XI for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022.

Kusal Mendis (wk), Pathum Nissanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dasun Shanaka (c), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Chamika Karunaratne, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Pramod Madushan, Dilshan Madushanka

Also Read: Checkout all the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Squads

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Prachi Rajan
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