Sri Lanka Women’s Cricket Squad Announced for Asia Cup 2024

The Women’s Asia Cup 2024 is scheduled from July 19 to July 28, 2024, in Sri Lanka. This will be the ninth edition of the tournament. All matches will be hosted at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium in Dambulla, Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka Women's Cricket Squad Announced for Asia Cup 2024
Sri Lanka Women’s Cricket Squad Announced for Asia Cup 2024

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) in its squad announcement for the continental event has backed experienced players, while also including a few rookie talents. Sri Lanka is aiming to become the champions of Asia this year, as they have been unable to win the Asia Cup to date. They have showcased their full potential in previous tournaments, but out of the 8 Asia Cups they have played, Sri Lanka has lost 5 finals. This time, they will come with full preparation and more tactics.

The West Indies women’s team is currently on a tour of Sri Lanka for 3 ODI matches and 3 T20 matches. Sri Lanka have already dominated the ODI series with a 3-0 victory. The T20 series is still ongoing and in balance with both Sri Lanka and West Indies securing a win.

The selectors have retained their entire squad from the West Indies series and have not included any new faces for the Asia Cup.

Sri Lanka Squad for the upcoming Women’s Asia Cup 2024:

Chamari Athapaththu (C), Anushka Sanjeewani, Harshitha Samarawickrama, Hasini Perera, Ama Kanchana, Udeshika Prabodani, Vishmi Gunarathne, Kawya Kavindi, Inoshi Priyadarshani, Sugandika Kumari, Achini Kulasooriya, Kaveesha Dilhari, Nilakshi De Silva, Sachini Nisansala, Shashini Gimhani

In the 2024 Women’s Asia Cup, host Sri Lanka is placed in Group B with Malaysia, Bangladesh, and Thailand. Bangladesh will be the biggest threat in the group stage for Sri Lanka.

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Their fixtures for the tournament are as follows:

July 20, 2024: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh – Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla

July 22, 2024: Sri Lanka vs Malaysia – Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla

July 24, 2024: Sri Lanka vs Thailand – Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla

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