The committee that was named final week consists of three different former nationwide gamers. Aside from the 1996 victory, Sri Lanka has performed in each World Cup since 1975. This would be the first time they are going to play within the qualifying spherical.
Sri Lanka did not qualify instantly ICC ODI World Cup After dropping to New Zealand within the third ODI in Hamilton final month.
“We are going to ask the teaching administration the explanations for not successful automated qualification,” Jayasuriya, a key participant in Sri Lanka’s solely World Cup triumph in 1996, instructed reporters after the committee’s first public look on Tuesday.
“They need to additionally give us a short-term plan to show issues round. These are a gifted group of gamers and so they have to be given the arrogance they want.”
Sri Lanka’s probabilities of automated qualification had been scrapped after they misplaced the three-ODI collection 0-2 to New Zealand final month.
The defeat meant that Sri Lanka failed to achieve eighth place within the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Tremendous League desk. Seven groups have already booked their locations within the event.
Sri Lanka will now play in a qualifying event in Zimbabwe from June 18 to July 9.
There are solely two locations for the qualifying groups within the last spherical. Sri Lanka will probably be preventing for a slot alongside Zimbabwe and the West Indies, in addition to South Africa or Eire.
The ODI World Cup is to be held in India in October-November this 12 months.
(With PTI inputs)