Quite surprisingly Sri Lankan cricket board has announced Dimuth Karunaratne as their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 captain. The 30 years old left-handed batsman hasn't played a single ODI since last 2015 cricket world cup. Though, he has some good performances in the domestic season but, international exposure is the key factor for the strategy making in the world cup. Jeevan Mendis is also making a come back after a long time. Looking at their squad, I am slightly surprised as this might have been better than this. Dinesh Chandimal was one of the experienced batsmen who had few memorable knocks in England. He must have gone with the team. 

Srilankan Squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Dimuth Karunaratne (capatain)
 Avishka Fernando
Lahiru Thirimanne
Kusal Perera
Kusal Mendis
Angelo Mathews
Dhananjaya de Silva
Jeffery Vandersay
Thisara Perera
Isuru Udana
Lasith Malinga
Suranga Lakmal
Nuwan Pradeep
Jeevan Mendis
Milinda Siriwardana


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