Sri Lanka drops Jayasuriya, Vaas from WC squad


Sri Lanka on Friday dropped veteran batsman Sanath Jayasuriya and bowler Chaminda Vaas from its 15-man squad for the World Cup that runs from February to April.

Sri Lanka Cricket did not give reasons for dropping the two veterans and others including Suraj Randiv, Dinesh Chandimal and Rangana Herath, who had also been included in the squad.

The squad: Kumar Sangakkara (captain), Mahela Jayawardene (vice captain), Upul Tharanga, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Thilan Samaraweera, Chamara Silva, Chamara Kapugedera, Angelo Mathews, Tissara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Dilhara Fernando, Muttiah Muralitharan, Ajantha Mendis, Rangana Herath.