Saturday, 18 September, 2021
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Sri Lanka name squad for T20 World Cup

Sri Lanka named a 15-player squad for next month's Twenty20 World Cup, but said they were undecided on whether to play against Afghanistan over the Taliban's reported ban on women playing sport.

Sri Lanka Cricket retained Dasun Shanaka as captain with Dhananjaya de Silva as his deputy for the T20 World Cup which runs from October 17 to November 14 in the United Arab Emirates and Oman.

Sri Lanka squad: Dasun Shanaka (capt), Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Perera, Dinesh Chandimal, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Kamindu Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Nuwan Pradeep, Dushmantha Chameera, Praveen Jayawickrema, Lahiru Madushanka and Maheesh Theekshana.