Sri Lanka National cricket team nicknamed The Lions Sri Lanka. Basically, Sri Lanka played the first international cricket in 1926-27 and was after awarded first test status in 1982. The team was eighth test cricket playing nation.
In fact, the team has won the World Cup cricket in 1996, and the ICC Champions Trophy in 2002, and they have won the ICC Twenty20 Cricket world cup in 2014.
The Sri Lankan cricket team recently holds several world records like the records for the highest team total in Test cricket. The Lions registered their 1st ODI cricket victory against India team at Manchester, England, in June 16, 1979.
Sri Lanka team lost twelve continuous ODI matches, which is their 2nd losing run in ODI series from 8 July to 23 October 2017.
The Lion’s Sri Lanka Cricket team wiki, History, and some information
Sri Lanka cricket team’s informational summery first test, ODI, T20 and winning details, honor and other details have given below.
Name Sri Lanka Cricket Team.
Association Name: Sri Lanka Cricket Board.
Sri Lanka Cricket first Information
First test status: 17-21 February 1982
Against team: India
ICC first status: ICC Associate Member 1965
ICC region: Asia
First ODI match: 7 June 1975
And, First ODI against the team: West Indies
First T20 matches: 15 June 2006
World Cup: Cricket World Cup Champions 2016
Best Result: Winners of the ICC World Twenty20 2014
Total ODI matches: 828
Results: Won 379, lost 407 and no results 37.
Total T20 matches: 110
Results: won 55 and lost 53 matches, and 1 no results
T20 world Cup best result: Champions 2014
Total test matches: 277
Results: win 88 and lost 104 (85 draws)
Sri Lanka National Cricket team captains and coach
Sri Lanka Cricket team present captain all of the types of matches has given below.
Captain Test and T20 International: Dinesh Chandimal, and Suranga Lakmal
One day Cricket Captain: Thisara Perera
Old captain: Upul Tharanga in 2017, Lasith Malinga 2014-17, and also more.
And also captain: Rangana Herath, Angelo Mathews and more.
Present head Coach: Chandika Hathurusingha (past Bangladeshi captain)
Sri Lanka cricket team players
The World Cricket cup is coming soon. Do you know how much player has selected to play world Cup 2019? Already, for playing ICC World Cup 2019 selected some player to play. ICC World Cup 2019 schedule has been published. Here, Sri Lankan cricket team players list new details.
|SL No.||Players Name||Positions||Age|
|01||Dinesh Chandimal||Right Hand batsman off-break||29-years|
|02||Thisara Perera||Left-hand bat and right-arm fast-medium bowler||29-years|
|03||Ajantha Mendis||right-hand bat off-break||33 years old|
|04||Lahiru Thirimanne||Left-hand bat right-arm fast-medium||29 years old|
|05||Sachithra Senanayake||Right-hand bat off-break||33 years old|
|06||Dimuth Karunaratne||Left-hand bat right-arm medium||30 years old|
|07||Rangana Herath||Left-hand bat and slow left-arm||40 years old|
|08||Jeevan Mendis||Left-hand bat and leg-break||35 years old|
|09||Lasith Malinga||Right-hand bat Right-arm fast||35 years old|
|10||Suranga Lakmal||right-hand bat Right-arm fast-medium||31 years old|
|11||Kaushal Silva||Right-hand bat Leg break||32 years old|
|12||Prasanna Jayawardene||right-hand bat and right-arm fast-medium||39 years old|
|13||Nuwan Kulasekara||Right-hand batsman and right-arm fast-medium||36 years old|
|14||Angelo Mathews||right-hand bat and right-arm fast-medium||31 years old|
|15||Kusal Perera||Left-hand bat Off-break||28 years old|
|16||Jehan Mubarak||Left-hand bat Off-break||37 years old|
|17||Seekkuge Prasanna||Right-hand bat and Leg-break||33 years old|
|18||Upul Tharanga||Left-hand bat off-break||33 years old|
|19||Kumar Sangakkara||Left-hand bat off-break||41 years old|
|20||Chamara Silva||Right-hand batsman||not posted|
|21||Kithuruwan Vithanage||Left-hand bat Leg-break||27 years|
|22||Nuwan Pradeep||right-hand bat and right-arm fast-medium||Not posted|
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