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Sacked Mathews feels 'betrayed and let down'

2018-09-24 07:55:07
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Angelo Mathews feels he has been ‘betrayed and let down’ after he was asked to resign from the captaincy taking full responsibility for the Asia Cup debacle.

Mathews who tendered his resignation last night from the captaincy says he is even willing to retire from limited over cricket if the selectors and the coach believe he is unfit to play ODI and T20 cricket.

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  • Jude Monday, 24 September 2018 08:38

    Good times ahead for Lankan Cricket !!!

    Reply : 47       83

    Jude Monday, 24 September 2018 08:47

    Matthews we appreciate your contribution to lankan cricket!!! However, since your nagging injuries started, you wanted to extend your international career by jeopardizing the future of lankan Cricket!!??

    Reply : 25       97

    Jude Monday, 24 September 2018 08:57

    Hey Matthews there's a good chance that you'll face PCoI or another inquiry, now that you're out of Cricket!!???Yeah!! Someone should get to the bottom of this debacle!!??

    Reply : 11       48

    TONY Monday, 24 September 2018 08:59

    ANGIE YOU MUST ADMIT THAT YOU CANNOT PERFORM WELL DUE TO YOUR HAMSTRING INJURY. IT IS NOT A GOOD THING TO HAVE BEEN ASKED TO RESIGN, BUT YOU SHOULD ALSO REALISE THAT YOU ARE NOT 100% PHYSICALLY FIT TO PERFORM

    Reply : 10       70

    Narahirs Monday, 24 September 2018 09:07

    Angel0 = scapegoatI feel sorry for this guy.

    Reply : 20       57

    karigalan Monday, 24 September 2018 10:19

    Entire SL cricket system has gone wrong blaming an individual is not correct.Hope we get good management and team within next 3 years

    Reply : 3       67

    Manel Monday, 24 September 2018 10:20

    Mathews along with the bookie businessman are responsible for cricket debacle.

    Reply : 27       31

    Empulz Monday, 24 September 2018 10:38

    Buddy we need results we can’t be getting bad to worse.

    Reply : 8       33

    Rohantha Monday, 24 September 2018 10:56

    We also feel betrayed n let down by Sri Lanka Cricket after paying hefty fees for your up keep. Even after next series if SLC cannot perform , coach and selection committee should take the responsibility

    Reply : 2       30

    robin Monday, 24 September 2018 11:02

    You cannot blame him for the losses ever since gurusinghe came it to picture the team has gone bad to worse may be bad omen its time that we should switch on to watch other sports I am not a hard fan of Rugby but I have seen some wonderful rugby 7 matches from our men and women sides even they are loosing some matches they are fighting till the end and proud to be Srilankan when I see these types of matches. .

    Reply : 6       23

    Smart guru Monday, 24 September 2018 11:03

    There are couple of other players who are not up to the mark. We need to look for new unique talent. SL cricket needs a huge change and soon!!

    Reply : 0       25

    Ceylon Monday, 24 September 2018 11:20

    Accordingbto this sacking all the presidents,prime ministers,cabinets,parlimentarians must sack too,they all are failers.mathew has done.great job during many cricket victories.cricket is a group game,one can't make the victory or loss.

    Reply : 3       35

    SL Monday, 24 September 2018 11:41

    He was given enough opportunities to perform as a team.He must step down .Team played better when he was out of the team.no talent like Arjuna,Sanath,Mahela or Sanga displayed under pressure.

    Reply : 15       22

    Indyd Monday, 24 September 2018 11:48

    You will be missed for sure as the most incapable, selfish, stupid leader we ever had (oh Our Siri is just in fron of you)..

    Reply : 29       30

    Rohan Monday, 24 September 2018 15:58

    Yes, it's time to retire mate.

    Reply : 9       20

    Nagodavithana Tuesday, 25 September 2018 14:02

    Why only Mathews is made a scapegoat for the debacle. How about the Coach and the Manager. Have they been released from the hook?

    Reply : 1       4

    daniel Tuesday, 25 September 2018 14:11

    pls go immediately...no one cares. do a full body check up. via DM Android App

    Reply : 4       2

    Damian Perera Tuesday, 25 September 2018 16:51

    Scapegoat steps Down. Goats cling on to their posts! This is Sri Lanka..

    Reply : 0       4

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