Colombo: Sri Lanka have introduced their 15-member squad for the upcoming Women’s T20 World Cup, set to be performed in Australia from February 21 to March 8. The squad will likely be led by Chamari Atapattu and likewise consists of different senior gamers like Shashikala Siriwardene, Udeshika Probodhani and Sugandika Kumar.
The Sri Lanka selectors have additionally included uncapped 20-year-old medium-pace all-rounder Sathya Sandeepani of their line-up.
Atapattu has performed 84 ODIs and 81 T20Is for Sri Lanka and brings together with her quite a lot of expertise.
Sri Lanka had final toured Australia in September-October 2019, the place they misplaced all their matches, which included three T20Is and three ODIs.
Sri Lanka have been positioned alongside hosts Australia, India, New Zealand and Bangladesh in Group A. They haven’t any worldwide fixtures lined up within the build-up to the match and can play warm-up video games towards South Africa and England in Adelaide, earlier than their marketing campaign will get underway towards New Zealand on February 22 in Perth.
Squad: Chamari Atapattu (C), Harshitha Madavi, Anushka Sanjeewani, Hansima Karunaratne, Shashikala Siriwardene, Nilakshi De Silva, Ama Kanchana, Kavisha Dilhari, Udeshika Probodhani, Achini Kulasuriya, Hasini Perera, Sathya Sandeepani, Umesha Thimashini, Sugandika Kumari, Dilani Manodara
Standby gamers: Sachini Nisansala, Prasadani Weerakkody, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Tharika Sewwandi, Inoka Ranaweera.