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Injured Mallinga in Sri Lankanan’s World Cup Squad.

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Latish Malinga has been incorporated in Sri Lanka’s World Cup fifteen subject to wellness. Sri Lanka named a just about indistinguishable squad to the particular case that will play an ODI arrangement in New Zealand later not long from now – the exemption is quick bowler Shaminda Eranga, who has been forgotten.

Malinga had experienced surgery on a vexed left lower leg in September, and missed Sri Lanka’s one-dayers against India and England after that, before coming back to the squad for the forthcoming Odis against New Zealand.


There are no genuine astounds in the squad. In Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Rangana Herath Sri Lanka have an abundance of experience available to them, even without Malinga.

Given the conditions in Australia and New Zealand, the selectors picked just two expert spinners for the centerpiece competition, in left-arm spinner Herath and offspinner Sachithra Senanayake. They will be went down by legspinning allrounder Jeevan Mendis. Alternate allrounders in the squad incorporate chief Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera and Tillakaratne Dilshan. Thirimanne and Chandimal join Jayawardene, Sangakkara and Karunaratne as the authority batsmen, while Dhammika Prasad and Suranga Lakmal are the expert quick knocking down some pins alternatives notwithstanding Malinga and Kulasekara.

Sri Lanka will play seven Odis in New Zealand from January 11 to January 29. At that point they play two warm-ups, against South Africa and Zimbabwe, before they offer in the World Cup’s opening diversion, against New Zealand, on February 14 at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch. Alternate groups in Pool A, with Sri Lanka and New Zealand, are Australia, England, Scotland, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

Squad: Angelo Mathews (capt), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Mahela Jayawardene, Lahiru Thirimanne (bad habit capt), Dinesh Chandimal, Dimuth Karunaratne, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga (subject to wellness), Dhammika Prasad, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Sachithra Senanayake.


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