Sri Lanka ICC CT – Champions Trophy 2017 Team Squad, Players List
Sri Lanka is in group B with India, South Africa and Pakistan.Mathews missed the one-day series in South Africa, the tour of Australia and the home series against Bangladesh with a hamstring injury but is back in action for his Delhi franchise in the ongoing Indian Premier League.
Malinga feared for his awkward action and toe-crushing yorkers, also returns after completing his rehabilitation following a knee injury which forced him out of the World Twenty20 in India last year.
The Champions Trophy 2017 will begin in England on 1st June, 2017 and will see the top 8 ranked ODI teams competing for the title of Champion of Champions.
Angelo Mathews is recovering from Injury and most probably back in Sri Lanka ODI side to lead team in ICC Champions Trophy.
Sri Lanka ICC CT – Champions Trophy 2017 Team Squad: Angelo Mathews (c), Upul Tharanga, Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Chamara Kapugedera, Asela Gunaratne, Dinesh Chandimal, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Nuwan Kulasekera, Thisara Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Seekkuge Prasanna
Standby Players: Dilruwan Perera, Dhanushka Gunathilaka
Standbys on training in Colombo: Vikum Sanjaya, Lahiru Kumara, Sachith Pathirana, Milinda Siriwardana, Akila Dananjaya
Sri Lanka also named two standby players — Dilruwan Perera and Danushka Gunathilaka.
Champions Trophy Start with Match Between England and Bangladesh on June 1 at Oval. ICC Announced Schedule of Champions Trophy 2017 before 12 Month of Tournament. England Will Host ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Total 8 Teams Participating in ICC Champions Trophy.
Apart from Sri Lanka Cricket Team, South Africa, India, Australia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, New Zealand and England are other nations to participate in ICC Champions Trophy 2017.