Sri Lanka will play its first Group D game against New Zealand on February 14
Sri Lanka has been placed in Group D, alongside England, New Zealand and hosts UAE.
Kusal Mendis, who led Sri Lanka during the recently concluded Asian Cricket Council U-19 Asia Cup that also took place in UAE, will continue to captain the side.
Sri Lanka’s campaign at the Asia Cup ended at the semifinal stage, with a loss to India. Mendis led from the front and scored 52 but in vain as India won by three wickets.
Anuk Fernando, the allrounder, is the only member of the 2012 squad who has been named this year as well.
Sri Lanka is scheduled to play its first Group D game against New Zealand on February 14.
Kusal Mendis (Captain)
Sadeera Samarawickrama (Vice Captain)
Thilaksha Malshan Sumanasiri