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Sri Lankan squad for Cricket World Cup 2019 announced

The national squad for the Cricket World Cup 2019 was announced by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Head of Selection Asantha De Mel earlier today.

The team will be as follows: Dimuth Karunaratne (C), Avishka Fernando, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Janith Perera, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Matthews, Dananjaya de Silva, Jeffrey Vandersay, Thisara Perera, Lasith Malinga, Isuru Udana, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Jeevan Mendis and Milinda Siriwardena.

Substitutes for the team named are Oshada Fernando, Angelo Perera, Kasun Rajitha and Malindu Hasaranga.

Speaking to journalists, De Mel said that the selectors have yet to decide on a Vice Captain and indicated that the vice captaincy will change from one match to another depending on circumstances.

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