November 29, 2023
Chicago 12, Melborne City, USA

Ultimate 12-member squad introduced for Netball World Cup

The Choice Committee of Netball headed by Dhamayanthi Jayatilleka has introduced the ultimate 12-member squad for the Senior Netball World Cup which is scheduled to be held in South Africa subsequent August.

Gayanjali Amarawansa and Dulangi Wannithilleka the captain and vice-captain of the final Asia Cup champions workforce will retain their locations with former skippers Gayani Dissanayake, Chathurangi Jayasuriya, Semini Alwis, and six-footer Thisala Algama the aim shooter being named within the last twelve workforce. Promising gamers like Malmi Hettiarachchi, Bhashini Yoshitha, Rashmi Perera, Gayathri Kaushalya and Shanika Perera are additionally included within the workforce.

In the meantime, Asia’s finest aim shooter (6 ft 11 inches tall) Tharjini Shiwalingam who relies in Australia was additionally named within the squad however her availability for the World Cup will not be positive and the selectors have named Imasha Perera as Tharjini’s substitute.

Every day Information learns that the Netball Federation of Sri Lanka (NFSL) was compelled so as to add Tharjini Shivalingam to the World Cup Nationwide netball workforce with none trials.

We had so as to add her however head coach Thilaka Jinadasa desires to call one workforce with Tharjini and one with out her. This technique is very criticized by a number of Netball specialists.

Thisala Algama is your best option for Tharjini and why ought to we get Tharjini with out giving any trials, added Netball specialists.

In the meantime, three reserve gamers Imasha Perera, Chamudi Wickramaratne and Rukshala Hapuarachchi are named because the standbys for the Nationwide Netball workforce. The workforce is submitted for the Sports activities Minister’s approval.

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