Asia Cup 2022: Dasun Shanaka to lead 20-man Sri Lanka squad for T20 Asia Cup
Asia Cup 2022: Dasun Shanaka will be the captain of Sri Lanka’s 20-man team for the Asia Cup T20 tournament, which will begin later this month in the United Arab Emirates.
Due to political unrest and the island nation’s economic woes, where cricket is extremely popular. The tournament was initially supposed to take place in Sri Lanka but was moved to the UAE.
Sri Lanka has experienced months of food and gasoline shortages, blackouts. And also escalating inflation following its huge financial crisis in history,
On August 27, Sri Lanka will face Afghanistan in their inaugural game in Dubai. On September 11, the championship will also take place in Dubai.
Sri Lanka squad
Dasun Shanaka (captain), Dhanushaka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Banuka Rajapaksha, Ashen Bandara, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanidu Hasaranga, Mahesh Theekshana, Jeffery Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrema, Dushmantha Chameera, Binura Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Matheesha Pathirana, Dinesh Chandimal, Nuwanindu Fernando and Kasun Rajitha.