Mathews to return home from West Indies

11 March 2021 09:02 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews, who is currently with the national team in the West Indies will return to the island, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said today.

In a media release SLC said, "The purpose of his return is to attend to a family matter. Mathews will depart West Indies today."

It is not immediately clear if Mathews will be available for the Test leg of the tour. 

Despite his poor run of form in the West Indies -- with scores of 5, 13 and 11 in the three T20Is and contributing just 5 in the first ODI -- his departure will come as a blow to Sri Lanka, as the all-rounder is the most senior player on tour. 

The second ODI will be at the Sir Viv Richards Stadium in Antigua tomorrow (12).


  Comments - 6

  • janaka Thursday, 11 March 2021 09:18 PM

    will he under go 14 days quarantine

    Edirisinghe Seneviratne Friday, 12 March 2021 11:14 AM

    If all Sri Lankan's have to go through mandatory 14 days quarantine, I believe as the law is equal to everybody this cricketer must go through 14 days quarantine.

    M Perera Friday, 12 March 2021 01:06 PM

    Good riddance. Next should be Chandimal. A blow to SL. What nonsense, makes no difference if he is there or not. Bring in fresh and young talent.

    brainmaster Friday, 12 March 2021 10:24 PM

    send him to quarantine, a chance to reduce his overweight

    Nuwan Friday, 12 March 2021 10:44 PM

    Come on people. Have some respect and decency. His child is seriously ill with an abnormal heart condition. That's why he had to return.

    R. Anthony Saturday, 13 March 2021 12:50 AM

    Nuwan, great there's a human being, thank you. Angelo's daughter very seriously ill in L. R. H. with a serious heart condition. Let's put ourselves in his shoes,and show some respect as fellow human beings,

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