World Cup teams including Sri Lanka captain Duleep Mendis in 80s

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Cricket fan since 1975's picture
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Can anyone name the captains from the Right to left..would like to know srilankan team as well

Suranga Jayasekara's picture

This is not 1979 WC. Guaranteed 1983 WC. Captains from right: Duleep Mendis (SL), Clive Lloyd (WI), Kapil Dev (IND), Bob Willis (ENG), David Hookes (AUS), Geoff Howarth (NZ), Imran Khan (PK), Duncan Fletcher (ZB).

SL from front: Duleep, Roy, D.S.,Ranjan, Arjuna, Sidath, Asantha, …, …, Vinodan John, Guy, Rumesh, …

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This is definitely Prudential Worldcup 1983. I remember this picture very well.

SL team also included: Brendon Kuruppu, Athula Samarasekera, and Granville de Silva

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Thanks for the update suranga and Marcian

Anonymous's picture

Their outfield is always beautirful. Why cant we do like this in Sri Lanka?

S.Anuradha Priyantha de Silva's picture

Arjuna , Asantha, Vinithan John, Rumesh, Guy, These players did not play in 1979.

In 1979. Bandula Warnapura, Sidath Wettimuni, Roy Dias, Dulip Mendis, Ranjan Madugalla, Sudath Pasqual, D.S.de Silva, Susil Jayasinghe(WK), Tony Opatha, .120.D.L.S de Silva and Ranjan Gunatilaka were the eleven Played.

Athula samarasekara, Brendon and all played in 1992 in Australia.

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