ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Sri Lanka Squad and Fixtures

The Sri Lanka cricket team, often known as the “Lions,” has a storied history in the ICC Cricket World Cup. Sri Lanka’s crowning glory came in 1996 when they clinched their first World Cup title, making it one of the most memorable moments in cricketing history. Since then, they have remained a competitive force in various editions of the tournament.

Sri Lanka’s cricketing journey is characterized by a unique blend of talent, flair, and innovation. They are known for producing exceptional cricketers who have left an indelible mark on the sport.

In the ICC Cricket World Cup, Sri Lanka has featured legendary players such as Arjuna Ranatunga, Sanath Jayasuriya, Kumar Sangakkara, and Muttiah Muralitharan, who have made significant contributions to their success over the years.

Sri Lanka’s performances in the ICC Cricket World Cup have been marked by their ability to surprise opponents and produce exciting moments. While they have faced challenges in recent years, their cricketing heritage and commitment to the sport continue to make them a team to watch out for in the tournament.

Sri Lanka Squad For ICC Cricket World Cup 2023

Captain: Dasun Shanaka

Head Coach: chris silverwood

Dasun ShanakaAll-rounder
kusal Mandis Wicket-keeper
pathun NissankaBatter
Dimuth KarunaratneBatter
Sadeera samarawickarmaWicket-keeper
Charith AsalankaBatter
Dhananjaya De silvaAll-rounder
Kusal Perera Wicket-keeper
Maheesh TheekshanaBowler
Dunith WellalageBowler
Kasun RajithaBowler
Matheesha PathiranaBowler
Lahiru KumaraBowler
Dilshan MadhushankaBowler
Dushan HemanthaBowler

Sri Lanka Schedule and Match Fixtures For ICC Cricket World Cup 2023

In the last ODI World Cup in 2019, Sri Lanka couldn’t make it to the semi-finals. They had their shining moment in 1996 when they won the ODI World Cup, and now, in the upcoming ICC World Cup 2023, they’re aiming for their second title.

Dasun Shanaka is the captain of Sri Lanka’s ODI team right now, and he’ll continue to lead the team in the 2023 World Cup. Some key players to watch out for in the team are Kusal Mendis, Pathum Nissanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, and Lihuru Kumara. They’ll play crucial roles in Sri Lanka’s quest for another World Cup victory.

The Netherlands cricket team starts their World Cup 2023 journey by playing against Pakistan on October 6 in Hyderabad at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. After that, they’ll have a match with New Zealand on October 9.

DateMatch Detail VenueTime
7,October South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 4th MatchArun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi2:00 PM
10,October Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 9th MatchRajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad2:00 PM
16,October Australia vs Sri Lanka, 14th MatchBharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow2:00 PM
21,October Netherlands vs Sri Lanka, 19th MatchBharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow10:30 PM
26,October England vs Sri Lanka, 25th MatchM.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru2:00 PM
30,October Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka, 30th MatchMaharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune2:00 PM
2,November India vs Sri Lanka, 33rd MatchWankhede Stadium, Mumbai
2:00 PM
6,November Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 38th MatchArun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
2:00 PM
9,NovemberNew Zealand vs Sri Lanka, 41st MatchM.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru2:00 PM

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