Chandimal appointed Test captain, Tharanga to lead Sri Lanka in shorter formats

Chandimal (left) will take over as Test captain, while Tharanga (middle) will lead Sri Lanka in limited overs cricket

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Following Angelo Mathews’ decision to resign as captain in all three formats, Dinesh Chandimal will now lead Sri Lanka in Test matches, while Upul Tharanga will take charge in limited overs cricket.

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SLC to launch investigation after Hambantota groundstaff stripped of pants

“Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to apologise to those subjected to this ignominy”

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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has confirmed that they will launch a probe after a decision was taken to strip the Hambantota groundstaff of the pants they had been wearing during the fifth ODI between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe on Monday.

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Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan 5th ODI: Afghanistan annihilate Zimbabwe to win series

Rahmat scored his third ODI fifty

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With the series on the line, both Afghanistan and Zimbabwe were looking to put up a strong performance in the series finale in Harare, but it was the former who came out on top as they bowled their opponents out for just 54 to secure a 106-run win via the Duckworth-Lewis method.

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