India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal are the six teams that are set to wrestle with each other in Asia Cup 2023. The tournament takes place in September this year and the winner will be declared as Asian Champion. Asia Cup 2023 will be played from September 2 to 17 and Pakistan is the host of the tournament.
Sri Lanka is the defending champions of Asia Cup 2023 who won the trophy in the last edition. Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan in Asia Cup 2022 final last year to grab the title. Now, Sri Lanka will aim to defend their title by outplaying other Asian teams. Here we take a glance at Sri Lanka’s probable squad for Asia Cup 2023.
Asia Cup 2023: Sri Lanka Squad For Asia Cup
Openers- Pathum Nissanka & Kusal Mendis (WK)
For the openers, Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Mendis can be picked in Sri Lanka squad for Asia Cup 2023. Pathum Nissanka has shown a marvellous performance in ODIs this year. In 3 games, he has mustered 138 runs at an average of 46.0 with 2 half-centuries.
Kusal Mendis has been average this year, hitting just 38 runs across 5 ODI games. However, with more than 90 ODIs for Sri Lanka, he is an experienced opening batter for the team and might get a place in Asia Cup 2023 squad. He will also be the primary wicketkeeper option for the team.
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