Fox Sports Australia – As controversy seems to breed controversy, the Sri Lankan ODI side is in disarray after the wife of ODI skipper Lasith Malinga dropped a bomb that’s tearing the team apart.

Summary

  • As controversy seems to breed controversy, the Sri Lankan ODI side is in disarray after the wife of ODI skipper Lasith Malinga dropped a bomb that’s tearing the team apart.
  • Malinga’s wife, Tanya, has alleged star all-rounder Thiasara Perera asked the Sri Lankan sports minister for help to secure his place in the ODI side earlier this month.
  • Perera hit back, highlighting his recent ODI record for Sri Lanka, and slamming Malinga’s wife for destroying the dressing room in a letter to Sri Lanka Cricket CEO Ashley de Silva.
  • Malinga was made the limited-overs skipper for Sri Lanka ahead of January’s ODI series in New Zealand, taking the T20 reigns from Perera and ODI captaincy from Dinesh Chandimal.
  • Sri Lanka’s troubled tour of Australia has taken another hit with coach Chandika Hathurusingha removed from the team’s selection panel.


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