Permanent ODI XI for Sri-Lanka

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1.  Niroshan Dickwella(Left-hand Batsman)(Wicket-keeper)(Kumar Sangakkara Replica)
2.  Danushka Gunathilaka (Left-hand Batsman)
3.  Kusal Mendis (Right-hand Batsman)(Mahela Jayawardene Replica)
4.  Lahiru Thirimanne (Left-hand Batsman)(Vice-Captain)(Kumar Sangakkara Replica)
5.  Upul Tharanga(Left-hand Batsman)(Captain)
6.  Angelo Mathews (Right-hand Batsman)(Right-Arm Medium)
7.  Asela Gunaratne(Right-hand Batsman)(Slow Right-arm Off-Spin)
8.  Akila Dananjaya(Slow Right-arm Off-Spin)
9.  Jeffrey Vandersay(Right-Arm Leg-Spin)
10. Nuwan Pradeep (Right-Arm Fast-Medium)
11. Vishwa Fernando (Left-Arm Fast-Medium)

Bench-
12. Lakshan Sandakan(Slow left-arm chinaman)
13. Dasun Shanaka (Right-hand Batsman)(Right-Arm Medium)(Angelo Mathews, Hardik Pandya, Ben Stokes Replica) 
14. Vimukthi Perera(Left-Arm Fast-Medium)
15. Milinda Siriwardana(Left-hand Batsman)(Slow left-arm orthodox)

Stand-By Player-
1. Dushmantha Chameera(Right-Arm Fast)
2. Dhananjaya de Silva (Right-hand Batsman)(Slow Right-arm Off-Spin)
3. Kusal Perera (Left-hand Batsman)
4. Lahiru Kumara (Right-Arm Fast)
5. Wanindu Hasaranga(Right-hand Batsman)(Slow Right-arm Leg-Spin)

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Ice93's picture

I don't think Upul Tharanga is the right choice for the number 5 position in the ODI and given he is the captain of the team he should be the opener for the team. Therefore unfortunately Dhanushka Gunatilake has to wait a longer in order to get in to the team. Kusal Perera looked promising down the order in Champions thropy and i think we should give him a longer run in the ODI XI at that position.

1. Upul Tharanga (c)
2. Niroshan Dickwella (Wk)
3. Kusal Mendis
4. Lahiru Thirimanne
5. Angelo Mathews
6. Kusal Perera
7. Asela Gunaratne
8. Akila Dhananajaya
9. Suranga Lakmal
10.Vishwa Fernando
11.Nuwan Pradeep

12.Dhanushka Gunatilake
13.Dasun Shanaka
14.Dushmanth Chameera
15.Lakshan Sandakan

Wal Adi Warusavithana's picture

Having upul in the squad is the biggest drawback. He should never be in any team as far as I am concerned. He is depriving talented youngsters like Sadeera Samarawickrama, Lahiru Milantha, Minod Bhanuka or Charith Asalanka who are more suited to one day format with thier batting style. Furthermore Asalanka is a useful bowler. Players like Kusal Perera and Dasun Shanaka should be first to be picked in any one day squad.

Munna Salman's picture
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2 hours 33 min

Having 4 left hand specialist batsman is completely dangerous

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