Sri Lankan Limited over cricket team did not have a very good time in the middle after the retirement of their Legends Sangakkara,Mahela and T.M.Dilshan.Not only in the middle but also in selection they did have lots of confusion with trying out so many new players and changing the Captains.
After analysing recent performance in International matches and the Super Provincial Tournament we have come Up with the most Likely 15 member Squad to play in the Tournament.
Opening Combination for the Lankans have been quite a problem as Tharanga,Dickwella and Avishka were not able to get the required start and with recent success and Form Dimuth Karunarathne and Lahiru Thirimanne is set to get the responsibility of opening in the Worldcup to add stability to the team which has been loosing early wickets in the power play.
Talking about the middle order line up as pure batsman or batting all rounders Kusal Perera,Kusal Mendis,Bhanuka Rajapaksha ,Angelo Mathews and Dhananjaya De Silva is likely to be included in the Team.
As bowling all rounders Isuru Udana,Jeewan Mendis and Thisara Perera is set to get their duty in the World Cup and most likely Two of them is likely to play at No 8 and No 9 positions in line up to extend their batting line up.
As pure Fast Bowlers Lasith Malinga,Suranga Lakmal and Dushmantha Chameera is set to be in the Squad and Akila Dananjaya and Jeffrey Vandersay will be the two pure Spin Bowlers in the line up.
Squad for the World Cup is likely to be as follows: