Sri Lanka names 15 member squad for T20 world cup

Sri Lanka cricket today announced a 15 member squad for the Twenty20 world cup to be held in Sri Lanka next month.

Among those included in the squad are Dilshan Munaweera and Akila Dhanajaya, two young players who performed well in the ongoing Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL)

Captained by Mahela Jayawardena the team for the T20 world cup includes Angelo Mathews (Vice Capt), Kumar Sanggakkara, T.M Dilshan, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeevan Mendis, Dilshan Munaweera, Thisara Perera, Lasith Maling, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Ajantha Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Shaminda Eranga and Akila Dhanajaya.

The Sri Lankan cricket board said that Kumar Sangakkara and Nuwan Kulasekara have been selected subject to their recovery from the prevailing injuries.