Colombo – Sri Lanka’s cricket board on Sunday sacked skipper Angelo Mathews on Sunday after the rustic’s humiliating go out from the Asia Cup, changing him with Dinesh Chandimal for the impending England excursion.
The board mentioned it requested Mathews to step down as captain of the ODI and T20 groups to transparent the way in which for Chandimal to guide Sri Lanka throughout the excursion.
“The nationwide selectors… have asked Mathews to relinquish his tasks as captain with speedy impact,” the board mentioned in a observation. It didn’t say why Mathews used to be sacked.
However Mathews has are available for critical grievance for his management on the Asia Cup, with the Sri Lankan aspect pressured out of the match after shedding to decrease ranked Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
Chandimal used to be already captain of the Sri Lankan Check crew and can now lead the rustic in all 3 codecs of the sport.
England will play 5 ODI suits, a one-off T20 and 3 Assessments towards the guests from October 10.
Sri Lanka have been thumped by means of 137 runs towards Bangladesh of their opening fit of the Asia Cup match and feature now misplaced 30 in their 40 suits since January 2017.