Kusal Mendis will be seen captaining the Sri Lankan team.
The performance of the Sri Lankan team was quite disappointing in the year 2023. The team could not win many important matches. However, the team will look to perform well in 2024.
Sri Lanka now has to play a three-match ODI and three-match T20 series against Zimbabwe at their home. Sri Lanka Cricket has announced its squad for the upcoming ODI series against Zimbabwe. Kusal Mendis will be seen captaining the Sri Lankan team. Not only this, many excellent players have also been included in this team. Along with young players, experienced players will also be seen playing in this ODI series.
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This is Sri Lanka’s final ODI team against Zimbabwe:
Pathum Nissanka, Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis (captain), Sadira Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Sahan Arachige, Dasun Shanaka, Dunith Welles, Jeffrey Vandersay, Dushmantha Chameera, Pramod Madushan, Dilshan Madushanka, Nuwanindu Fernando, Janith Liyange, Mahish Teekshana, Akila Dhananjay. , Wanindu Hasaranga (depending on fitness).
While on one hand Pathum Nissanka, Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis (captain), Sadira Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Sahan Arachige, Dasun Shanaka will look to perform well in the batting department, on the other hand in the bowling department the young players will want to bowl well.
If we talk about Zimbabwe team, they have also performed very well in international cricket so far and have given crushing defeats to many big teams. It is not so easy to beat Zimbabwe at home and Sri Lanka knows this very well.
Kusal Mendis has not had such a good record as a captain so far but he will look to deliver good captaincy and batting against Zimbabwe. The team also has Dasun Shanaka and he is one of the experienced players. Now it remains to be seen whether Sri Lanka can beat Zimbabwe in their own home or not? Sri Lankan team would like to win not only the ODI series but also the T20 series.