Siriwardene to lead SL in ICC World T20s
Shashikala Siriwardene will lead Sri Lanka in the ICC Women's World Twenty20 in Bangladesh in March. SLC named a 14-member squad for the tournament that kicks off on March 23. The squad also includes four players that have been put on stand by.
Sri Lanka, who are placed in Group B, play their first match on March 24, against India, with whom they recently drew a Twenty20 series.
Sri Lanka squad: Shashikala Siriwardene (capt), Chamari Atapattu (vc), Ishani Lokusuriya, Deepika Rasangika, Sripali Weerakkody, Chandima Gunaratne, Chamari Polgampola, Rebeka van Dort, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Hasini Perera, Yashoda Mendis, Maduri Samudikka,Udeshika Prabodhini, Nilakshi Silva
Players on stand by: Chathurani Gunawardene, Inoka Ranaweera, Nipuni Hansika, Anushka Sanjeewani