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T20I CWC 2021: Sri Lanka T20 World Cup Squad and Fixtures and history

T20I CWC 2021: Sri Lanka T20 World Cup Squad and Fixtures and history

Sri Lanka has announced its squad for T20 World Cup . Sri Lanka will play its first match on October 18, 2021 against Irelands   at Abu Dhabi   in first Round. In First Round 8 teams are divided into two groups. Netherlands , Namibia , Ireland  and Sri Lanka are in Group A. Two teams from each group  will join  Super 12 .  First 8th ranked team  already in Super12 stage.

Sri Lanka fixtures   in T20 World cup in Round 1

First Match Sri Lanka T20 Cricket World Cup

Sri Lanka vs Namibia

4th match  first round Group A

18 October , 7:00 PM

Abu Dhabi

2nd Match

Sri Lanka vs Irelands

8th match first round Group A

20 October , 7:00 PM

Abu Dhabi

3rd match

Sri Lanka vs Netherlands

12th match  first round Group A

22 October , 7:00 PM

Sharjah

Sri Lanka T20 World Cup squad: 

Charith Asalanka, Dushmantha Chameera, Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Akila Dananjaya, Dhananjaya de Silva, Avishka Fernando, Binura Fernando, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Lahiru Kumara, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera (wk), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (capt), Maheesh Theekshana.

History

Sri Lanka won T20 World Cup 2014. In 2009,2007 and 2011 Sri lanka was runners up.

Match to Watch:

Sri Lanka is ranked 9th in ICC T20 Team ranking.Sri Lanka is favorite in group A in round 1. Match against Ireland will be interesting. Ireland is ranked 12th