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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Du Plessis to miss Lord’s Test

“Faf’s wife gave birth to their first child last week, but the difficult nature of the delivery has delayed his return to the UK”

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South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been ruled out of the first Test against England at Lord’s as he wants to stay with his wife following the “difficult” birth of their first child.

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