Following the resigning of Angelo Mathews as the Sri Lanka Cricket team captain from the all formats, Dinesh Chandimal has been appointed as the new Test Captain while Upul Tharanga has been appointed as the ODI and T20 captain.
SL squad for Zimbabwe Test match
Dinesh Chandimal (captain), Upul Tharanga (vice captain) Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella, Dimuth Karunarathna, Dhanushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Asela Gunaratna, Rangana Herath, Dilruwan Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Vishwa Fernando, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera and Lahiru Kumara.
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Video : Angelo Mathews spoke to Mirror Cricket about his resignation
Mathews steps down as captain
ANTON Wednesday, 12 July 2017 11:30
INDIA DONATED THE CHAMPION'S CUP TO THEIR GREAT RIVAL PAKISTAN, DID THEY REPLACE THE CAPTAIN....... NO , BECAUSE THEY KNOW THE CONSISTENCY OF PERFORMANCE OF THEIR CAPTAIN.
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yahiya Wednesday, 12 July 2017 12:12
External issues vanished the proud cricket culture.
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mnsmart Wednesday, 12 July 2017 12:14
Hope for the best, Good luck boys
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Srilankan Wednesday, 12 July 2017 12:16
mistake after mistake!!!!! just worsening the situation of our country's cricket.just not reading the pitch well!!!!!!
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Hautaum Wednesday, 12 July 2017 12:21
good move, it does not mean, underestimate Mathews, capacity.
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Citizen Wednesday, 12 July 2017 12:29
One of the worst decision taken by the SLC selection board, we are already in a soup, again and again committee is making blunders.. LONG LIVE SLC
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Atha Katha Arjuna Wednesday, 12 July 2017 12:29
Changing the Captain will not make any difference, but a Change on the Sports Minister and the entire Borard of Control of SriLankan Cricket has to be done along with the selectors, if SL wants to win future matches.
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Ceylonese Wednesday, 12 July 2017 12:53
By any chance did you analyse Angi's capataincy quality over last therr years.? Board issues was always there in he past even when SL team was high riding with all those ledgends.
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Desmond Jeromme Wednesday, 12 July 2017 12:32
No one can blame Mathews for losing a series, he is a good captain anyway and proved him with his batting and bowling in the past. Leaving him, other selection is very bad and the selectors has to be blamed not the captain.
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Manuel Benjamin Wednesday, 12 July 2017 12:33
You wait and see - how many matches SL will lose with these new captains. Mathews is the best captain at the moment what ever said and done.
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Dr. A.C.B. Jayaweera Wednesday, 12 July 2017 12:35
This decision is the worst decision the SLC made and by this they will reap the harvest soon.
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Bindumal Wednesday, 12 July 2017 12:38
It is now revealed that even the so called legends who retired have done/ are doing so much damage to the game of cricket in Sri Lanka in different ways as per the former captain cool. Corruption all over the place. Good bye SLC. So sad.
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Steve Thursday, 13 July 2017 10:37
Its was not Mathews to have been changed but the management.
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Mr.Perfect Thursday, 13 July 2017 10:40
Once rejected are now made captains. SLC should now start playing with school teams and then club cricket before playing international cricket.
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Chitra Abey Thursday, 13 July 2017 22:43
Angelo Mathews is one of the best captains!
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