In this article, you will know about the Sri Lanka Team ODI World Cup 2023 Players List, Captain, and Match Dates. Considering the various cricket formats, Sri Lanka is the leading team. They last played the World Cup final in year 2011. This time, Dasun Shanaka will lead in Sri Lanka ODI World Cup 2023. Dasun, being a professional cricketer, will be implementing effective strategies to secure the team’s position in the upcoming championship.
Sri Lanka Team ODI World Cup 2023
The Sri Lanka cricket team has consistently brought efforts in the game. If we discuss the World Cup, then they have secured a position approximately 3 times. In 1996, they won the World Cup under the captaincy of A Ranatunga. In the ODI World Cup 2023, D. Shanaka will lead the team. They have entered as an underdog in this tournament. This will be the 13th presence in the ICC World Cup, with a time winner in 1996 and two times into the final in 2007 and 2011.
The name of Sri Lanka has been included as a chance for the team to address their skills with its co-host, Pakistan. Their first match will be on 7 October 2023 with South Africa. It has ranked in the top 8 ODI teams, according to ICC.
Sri Lanka ODI World Cup 2023 Players List
The Sri Lanka ODI World Cup players list is as follows-
- Dasun Shanaka (Captain)
- Kusal Mendis (vice captain)
- Kusal Jan
- Dilshan Madushanka
- Lahiru Kum
There could be a slight difference in this information as we have referred to the official sources for the player’s list.
Sri Lanka ODI World Cup Schedule 2023
|Event Name||ODI World Cup|
|Vice Captain||Kusal Mendis|
|Wicket Keeper||Kasal Perare|
|First Match||7 October 2023|
Sri Lanka ODI World Cup Captain 2023
As we have mentioned above, Dasun Shanaka will be the captain of Sri Lanka in the World Cup 2023. He has always performed well for his team whenever required. He is a middle-order batsman, played at 4th number and right, an arm seam bowler. Dasun made his t20 international debut against Pakistan in 2015.
In September 2019, he was named the Sri Lanka captain, and under his captaincy, Sri Lanka won by 64 runs against Pakistan. He was the third player after Dhoni and Michael to whitewash Pakistan in three three-match t20 series. Shanka made his mark on the international stage when he took 3 wickets with 16 runs against India.
The fans and the other individuals who are associated with the World Cup are eager to watch his gameplay. We would wish a stroke of good luck to the team and to the captain for performing at their best.
Sri Lanka ODI World Cup Match Dates 2023
The following list is prepared according to Date and Match, and the venue is mentioned below.
|7 October 2023||Sri Lanka v/s South Africa|
|10 October 2023||Sri Lanka v/s Pakistan|
|16 October 2023||Sri Lanka v/s Australia|
|21 October 2023||Sri Lanka v/s Netherlands|
|26 October 2023||Sri Lanka v/s England|
|30 October 2023||Sri Lanka v/s Afghanistan|
|2 November 2023||Sri Lanka v/s India|
|6 November 2023||Sri Lanka v/s Bangladesh|
|9 November 2023||Sri Lanka v/s New Zealand|
The fans of the Sri Lanka team are desperately waiting for the dates and players list. The match will be played according to this list, and the venue for the match is different. The player’s list is mentioned above.
Sri Lanka ODI World Cup Fixture Venue and Time 2023
|Match Date||Fixtures||Sri Lanka ODI World Cup Venue 2023||Time|
|07/10/2023||SL vs South Africa||Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi||2:00|
|10/10/2023||SL vs PK||Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad||2:00|
|16/10/2023||SL vs Aus||BRSABVE Cricket Stadium, Lucknow||2:00|
|21/10/2023||SL vs Netherlands||BRSABVE Cricket Stadium, Lucknow||10:30|
|26/10/2023||SL vs Eng||M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru||2:00|
|30/10/2023||SL vs Afghanistan||MCA International Stadium, Pune||2:00|
|02/11/2023||SL vs India||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai||2:00|
|06/11/2023||SL vs Bangladesh||Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi||2:00|
|09/11/2023||SL vs New Zealand||M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru||2:00|
Matches will be held in Ahmedabad, Chennai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune, Lucknow, Mumbai, and Dharamsala. Sirasa TV, Event TV, and Dialog TV in Sri Lanka hold the Official broad casting rights for the world cup 2023. The viewers can watch the matches from these digital platforms.