The recent decline in their performance has been disappointed where they lost their test series to both Pakistan and India. In fact, Indian Cricket Team even defeated them in the ODI series and the circumstances do not seem suitable for the Sri Lanka Cricket Team. We are going to provide you with detail information about Sri Lanka National Cricket Team Schedule, Squad, and Rankings in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
Before we move ahead, lets have look at World Cup 2019 Schedule,
A lot can be said and predicted about how this Cricket World Cup 2019 is going to be. However, what will be fascinating if Sri Lanka Cricket Team makes a perfect come back which doesn’t seem likely though given that their recent performances have been so bad. The Cricketing Mega Event shall take place in England & Wales and it will start on 30th May 2019.
Among other things we are looking forward to in this World Cup, the performance of Sri Lanka Cricket Team is one of them. We shall now move ahead and list their schedule for the tournament. The following schedule is final so you can rely on these and stay tuned to the event on the following dates.
Sri Lanka Cricket Team Schedule:
The matches, their dates, venues, and opponents of Sri Lanka Cricket Team in the group stages of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 are mentioned below:
Match 1: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand is going to be there first fixture which will be played on 1st June 2019 at 2:30 pm. This is going to be an exciting one given the history between two teams.
2nd Match: Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan. Match date 4th June 2019 at 2:30 pm which shall be a fixture slightly easier for the team, however, you never know in cricket.
Match 3: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka – 7th June 2019 at 2:30 according to PST. While both are good Asian teams, a huge clash is expected between them.
Match 4: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh – Date 11 June 2019 at 2:30 pm. This will be another huge match between the two Asian teams looking for the World Cup glory.
Match 5: Sri Lanka vs Australia – 15th June 2019 at 2:30 pm. Since they were defeated by Australia in 2007 WC Final, the sentiments will be high.
Match 6: Sri Lanka vs England – Match Date 21st June 2019 at 2:30 pm.
Sri Lanka Cricket Team Players/Squads for World Cup 2019:
He is an unexpected nominee but Sri Lankan team will be led by Lasith Malinga who is their most senior player. The other players are:
- MA Aponso
- PVD Chameera
- LD Chandimal
- A Dananjaya
- DM de Silva
- PWH de Silva
- N Dickwella
- N Pradeep
- DAS Gunaratne
- MD Gunathilaka
- GSNFG Jayasuriya
- NGRP Jayasuriya
- CBRLS Kumara
- RAS Lakmal
- DSK Madushanka
- SL Malinga
- AD Mathews
- BKG Mendis
- SS Pathirana
- MDK Perera
- MDKJ Perera
- NLTC Perera
- S Prasanna
- CAK Rajitha
- S Samarawickrama
- PADLR Sandakan
- MD Shanaka
- TAM Siriwardana
- WU Tharanga
- HDRL Thirimanne
Sri Lanka Cricket Team Ranking in World Cup 2019:
They are currently 8th on ICC ODI Ratings 2019 and for world cup, we shall update it later.