What is your all-time Sri Lankan ODI XI?

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Who would you pick in your all-time Sri Lankan ODI team?

Below is my all-time Sri Lankan ODI XI (according to batting order):

Sanath Jayasuriya
Tillakaratne Dilshan
Kumar Sangakkara (WK)
Aravinda de Silva
Mahela Jayawardene (C)
Duleep Mendis
Arjuna Ranatunga
Chaminda Vaas
Lasith Malinga
Muttiah Muralitharan

Select your all-time XI in the comments below and let me know what you think of my selection.

 

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James Richardson's picture

Marvin Attapatu
Tillakaratne Dilshan
Kumar Sangakkara (WK)
Mahela Jayawardene (C)
Aravinda de Silva
Angelo Mathews
Kumar Dharmasena
Chaminda Vaas
Lasith Malinga
Muttiah Muralitharan
Dilhara Fernando

Being South African I've chosen the XI I think would do best in South African conditions, Attapatu is more consistent than Jayasuriya and I've gone for an extra bowler as well as Angelo Mathews who averages over 40 in ODIs.

Anonymous's picture

1.Sanath Jayasuriya
2.Thilakaratne Dilshan
3.Kumar Sangakkara (wk)
4.Mahela Jayawardena
5.Aravinda Silva
6.Arjuna Ranatunga (C)
7.Angelo Mathews
8.Chaminda Vaas
9.Rangana Herath
10.Muttiah Muralidaran
11.Lasith Malinga

Madura's picture
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Your team has only 10 players. Where is the 11th player?

Sanath Jayasuriya
Tillakaratne Dilshan
Kumar Sangakkara (WK)
Aravinda de Silva
Mahela Jayawardene (C)
Arjuna Ranatunga
Angelo Mathews
Rumesh Ratnayake
Chaminda Vaas
Lasith Malinga
Muttiah Muralitharan

Anonymous's picture

My ODI XI:
S Jayasuriya
T Dilshan
K Sangakkara
A de Silva
M Jayawardena
A Ranatunga (C)
A Mathews
C Vaas
R Rathnayake
L Malinga
M Muralitharan

Would have liked a better batsman instead of Ratnayake, but I honestly can't think of a good seam bowling all rounder. Lots of spin bowling options, and our best seamers in ODIs.

Vishal Cooray's picture
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Madura I made a mistake. I will correct it but can you guys give any recommendations for the 11th player to my side?

Madura's picture
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@Vishal Cooray : As your team already has 7 specialist batsmen 11th player must be a bowler or a bowling all-rounder.. 11th player can be chosen depending on playing conditions too. Options for the 11th player: Angelo Mathews, Rumesh Ratnayake, Kumar Dharmasena, Rangana Herath, Ravi Rathnayake, Nuwan Kulasekara ,Dilhara Fernando

(Last edited by Madura on July 11, 2016 - 10:21)
Sida's picture

Sanath
Marvan
Kumar (wk)
Aravinda
Mahela
Arjuna (c)
Anura (Ranasinghe)
Rumesh
Vaas
Murali
Malinga

danushka.bandara's picture
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This is my XI.

Jayasuriya
Dilshan
Sanga (Wk)
Aravinda
Mahela
Arjuna (C)
Mathews
Vaas
Herath
Malinga
Murali

I will have 7 batsmen and 4 genuine bowlers. Jayasuriya and Mathews are the all rounders. Arjuna and Mathews will be the finishers. In seamer friendly conditions, I will replace Herath with Rumesh Ratnayake.

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1. Sanath Jayasuriya
2. TM Dilshan
3. Kumar Sangakkara (wk)
4. Aravinda De Silva
5. Mahela Jayawardene (c)
6. Arjuna Ranatunga (vc)
7. Angelo Mathews
8. Chaminda Vaas
9. Lasith Malinga
10. Muttaiya Muralitharan
11. Dilhara Fernando

12th man Marvan Attapattu

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Sanath Jayasuriya
Tilakaratne Dilshan
Kumar Sangakkara (wk)
Mahela Jayawardane (Captain)
Aravinda De Silva
Arjuna Ranatunga
Angelo Mathews
Chaminda Vaas
Lasith Malinga
Muttaih Muralitharan
Nuwan Zoysa

The team much depended on All rounders.

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