Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews will lead the team while wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Chandimal will be his deputy. Veterans Mahela Jayawardena and Kumar Sangakkara will join the batting line along with Tillakaratne Dilshan and youngster Lahiru Thirimanne. The team will have five specialist bowlers with Lasith Malinga, , Thisara Perera, Shaminda Eranga, Chanaka Welegedara, and Nuwan Kulasekara and spinner Rangana Herath. Off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake has been included in the squad as an expert spinner.
• ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Schedule and Results
Sri Lanka's 30-man preliminary squad:Malinga Bandara, Dinesh Chandimal, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Shaminda Eranga, Rangana Herath, Ishara Jayaratne, Shehan Jayasuriya, Mahela Jayawardena, Thilina Kandamby, Chamara Kapugedera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Suranga Lakmal , Dilhara Lokuhettige, Farveez Maharoof, Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews, Ajantha Mendis, Jeevan Mendis, Angelo Perera, Dilruwan Perera, Kusal Perera, Kumar Sangakkara, Sachithra Senanayake, Milinda Siriwardana, Upul Tharanga, Lahiru Thirimanne , Thisara Perera, Seekuge Prasanna, Chanaka Welagedara, Kithruwan Vithanage
Sri Lanka's 15-man squad:Angelo Mathews (Capt), Dinesh Chandimal, TM Dilshan, Kusal Janith Perera, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardena, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Lasith Malinga, Rangana Herath, Nuwan Kulasekara, Shaminda Eranga, Sachithra Senanayake, Chanaka Welegedara.