Sri Lanka squads for Asia Cup and World T20

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Lasith Malinga (Captain), Angelo Mathews (Vice Captain), Dinesh Chandimal, TM Dilshan, Niroshan Dickwella, Shehan Jayasuriya, Milinda Siriwardena, Dasun Shanaka, Chamara Kapugedara, Nuwan Kulasekera, Dushmantha Chameera, Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Rangana Herath, Jeffrey Vandersay...

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Gaja48's picture
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It is disappointing that Thiri missed out

Daniel Alexander's picture
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SLCricket1's picture
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feel sorry for thiri , not sure what dickwella and shehan did better than thiri in the international level to be in the side .can't really see this is going to be a world champion team when there are match loosing performance than match winning performance gets a spot in the team . anyways now giya nuwana athulawa wath adda wiya nohakiya .all i can do as a Sri Lankan is wishing them all the very best !

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Thissara. Senanayaka, Sheehan selection can,t justify. Dilshan, Chandimal not at their best. Kulasekara, Malinga. Hearth recovering from injuries. Dickwella, Dasun, Vandersay new comers. My conclusion is we may make quarter finals. From there it is tough ask. Guaratna could have been the better choice for Thissara or Senanayaka. This is not a promising squad.

Ford's picture

My xi
1.dickwella / chandimal
2.dilshan
3.kapugedara
4.mathews
5.shanaka
6.siriwardana
7.Thisara
8.kulasekara /chameera
9.vandersay / senanayaka
10.herath
11.malinga

No mahroof no munaweera really disappointed

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cannot agree with the selections of Thisara and senanayake . Instead, Maharoof and Randiv should have been picked

Anonymous1's picture

Feel sorry for Gunathilaka. Being only a batsman and recent poor performance with the bat coupled with poor fielding may have done him. But he is a talented bat. Hope he will do better in the future.

I FEEL THAT THIS TEAM IS FORCED.

Being wicket keepers helped Chandimal and Dickwella.

Experience counted for Dilshan. I think other teams will attack Dilshan with spin and he will fail. He might gift his wicket with the DILSCOOP.

Jayasuriya is there because of his bowling.

Malinga is in because of the captaincy and the past glory and we have to pray he will perform . This is not a sure thing.

Thisara is included as a POTENTIAL? all rounder.

Senanayaka got lucky.

Vandersay ?

The rest give me some sort of confidence.

Although this is not a promising team as Amilasaman pointed out, strange things can happen in T20. So, lets hope SL will win both Asia cup and WC T20.

Dinith's picture
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Please don't send Chandimal at no.03 if SL bat first or target is above 150.

(Last edited by Dinith on February 18, 2016 - 08:19)
Suren1998's picture
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They pick bloody niroshan dickwella and shehan Jayasuriya but not Thirimanne and gunathilaka. Thjs is absolutely ridiculous.

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Cant please everyone I am afraid folks but I dont think we are going to win the cup with any of the non-picks. At the end of the day its going to come down to the guts of the experienced guys who are all in. What would help is a few guys to put up some decent performances so we dont have to keep looking for others that are hidding out there and somehow dont make selections.

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