National Post – COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka Cricket reappointed Angelo Mathews as captain of its limited overs teams on Tuesday as it aims to build a side for next year’s cricket World Cup.

Summary

  • COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka Cricket reappointed Angelo Mathews as captain of its limited overs teams on Tuesday as it aims to build a side for next year’s cricket World Cup.
  • Dinesh Chandimal will continue to hold the test captaincy while Mathews will take charge of the one-day international and Twenty20 international teams.
  • Mathews resigned as captain in all three formats last July after Sri Lanka’s first-ever one-day international series defeat against Zimbabwe.
  • Mathews will lead the team for the upcoming tri-nation series in Bangladesh starting later this month also involving Zimbabwe.
  • Chandimal, who had been overlooked for limited-overs matches recently, was recalled to the 16-member squad to tour Bangladesh along with Kusal Mendis, who was rested for the recent test and limited-over matches in India.


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