Sri Lanka all set to Over 50’s World Cup

Over 50’s Men’s World Cup

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Over 50’s Men’s World Cup
 

The 2nd edition of the Over 50’s Men’s World Cup will be held from 11-24 March in South Africa, the Sri Lankan team will leave the Island for the event on the 08th of March.

Sri Lanka is placed in group “B” alongside Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, Canada and Zimbabwe in the 12-team tournament.

Group A Group B
England Sri Lanka
India Australia
Pakistan New Zealand
Namibia West Indies
Wales Canada
South Africa Zimbabwe

 

Over 50’s Men’s Cricket World CupSri Lanka squad will be led by former Peterite Senarath Seneviratne and Shane Fernando will be the vice-Captain of the team. Tournament opener for Sri Lanka will be against Canada on 11th March at the Western Province Cricket ground.

Match Schedule
Vs Date Venue
Canada 11 Feb Western Province Cricket ground
Zimbabwe 13 Feb Westerford High School
Australia 15 Feb Green Point Cricket Club
New Zealand 16 Feb Distell Cricket ground
West Indies 18 Feb Western Province Cricket Club [Vineyard]

 

Photos: OVER 50’s CRICKET WORLD CUP – Press Conferences

The inaugural over 50’s World Cup was played in Australia in 2018 and Sri Lanka ended the tournament as the 5th team. Over 50’s Men’s World Cup is a biennial event.

Sri Lanka Squad 

Senerath Seneviratne (C), Shane Fernando (VC), Marlon Von Hagt, Richie de Silva, Roshan Ismail, Duminda de Silva, Suranjith Dharmasena, Harry Nagendran, Shafeek Raheem, Channa Weerapperuma, Janaka Rambukwella, Russel Ingram, Boyd Parsons, Noel Raymond, Shantha Gunasekera (Manager), Mahes de Zoysa (Asst. Manager)

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