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Sri Lanka Cricket Selection Committee at a meeting held on the 10th August 2022, selected the following squad to take part in the Men’s Asia Cup 2022.

The Honorable Minister of Sports Roshan Ranasinghe gave his approval for the squad, which was submitted to the Ministry of Sports on the 12th August 2022.

Sri Lanka team will leave the country on the 24th August 2022 to take part in the Asia Cup. The tournament, which will be held in UAE will commence on the 27th August 2022

The Squad

  1. Dasun Shanaka – Captain
  2. Danushka Gunathilaka
  3. Pathum Nissanka
  4. Kusal Mendis – Wicket Keeper/Batsman
  5. Charith Asalanka – Vice Captain
  6. Bhanuka Rajapaksa – Wicket Keeper/Batsman
  7. Ashen Bandara
  8. Dhananjaya de Silva
  9. Wanindu Hasaranga
  10. Maheesh Theekshana
  11. Jeffrey Vandersay
  12. Praveen Jayawickrama
  13. Chamika Karunaratne
  14. Dilshan Madushanka
  15. Matheesha Pathirana
  16. Nuwanidu Fernando
  17. Dushmantha Chameera
  18. Dinesh Chandimal – Wicket Keeper/Batsman
  19. Binura Fernando –  Selected, but will not tour owing to an injury sustained during the SLC Invitational T20 League 2022
  20. Kasun Rajitha – Selected, but will not tour owing to an injury sustained during the SLC Invitational T20 League 2022

The names of the below two players have been forwarded to the Honorable Minister of Sports on the 16th August 2022 seeking his approval as replacement for the two injured players. 

  • Asitha Fernando – In for Binura Fernando
  • Pramod Madushan – In for Kasun Rajitha

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