Sathya Sandeepani to lead Sri Lanka’s squad in Emerging Women’s Asia Cup 2023

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has recently unveiled the women’s squad that will be representing the country in the upcoming Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2023. Shortly after revealing the men’s team for the ODI World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe, SLC wasted no time in announcing the 14-member ‘A’ squad for the prestigious tournament, set to commence on June 12 in Hong Kong.

Sathya Sandeepani to lead Sri Lanka's squad in Emerging Women's Asia Cup 2023. PC: Twitter
Sathya Sandeepani to lead Sri Lanka’s squad in Emerging Women’s Asia Cup 2023. PC: Twitter


Under the leadership of Sathya Sandeepani, a talented medium-pace all-rounder, the Sri Lankan team is all set to embark on their journey to Hong Kong on June 10, 2023. Assisting Sandeepani in her captaincy duties will be Malsha Shehani, who has been appointed as the vice-captain.

The selection committee of Sri Lanka Cricket meticulously chose the following 14 players to form the Women’s ‘A’ squad, which will represent the country in the Women’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2023. The squad received the final approval from the Honorable Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, Roshan Ranasinghe and is eager to showcase their skills and talent in this esteemed ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup.

The Sri Lanka squad for the Emerging Asia Cup 2023 includes some promising names, with Sathya Sandeepani taking charge as the captain. Other notable players in the squad are Vishmi Gunaratne, Umesha Thimashini, Imesha Dulani, Piyumi Wathsala, Sachini Nisansala, Kaushini Nuthyangana, Malsha Shehani as the vice-captain, Tharika Sewwandi, Nimesha Madushani, Nilakshana Sandamini, Madushika Meththananda, Rashmi Silva, and Dewmi Vihanga.

With this well-balanced and talented squad, Sri Lanka aims to make a strong impression in the Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2023. The players have been meticulously chosen based on their skills, performance, and potential. Each member of the team possesses unique strengths and abilities that will contribute to the overall success of the squad.

In conclusion, the Sri Lankan women’s team has been announced for the Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2023, with Sathya Sandeepani leading the side and Malsha Shehani as her deputy. This talented and determined squad is geared up to represent their country and showcase their skills on the international stage. As they leave for Hong Kong, the team carries the aspirations of a cricket-loving nation and aims to make a lasting impact in the tournament.

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