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Sri Lanka at the Netball World Cup

Sri Lanka was known as Ceylon when it participated at the 1963 World Cup in Eastbourne, England. They finished 9th out of the 11 participating nations. Sri Lanka was known as Ceylon until 1972 when it gained independence and was renamed. Sri Lanka's highest World Cup finish was 9th at the 1963 World Cup.

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