Angelo Mathews reinstated as Sri Lanka captain in limited-overs formats : Cricket, News


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    Mathews led Sri Lanka in 98 ODIs from 2012 to 2017

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    Mathews had actually relinquished captaincy in 2015 after Sri Lanka’s 2-3 ODI series loss to Zimbabwe

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    Mathews has actually won 47 ODI matches as captain and lost 45

Six months after he stepped down from the post in all formats, Sri Lanka have actually renewed Angelo Mathews as the captain of the limited-overs teams.Mathews had relinquished captaincy in 2015 after Sri Lanka’s 2-3 embarrassing ODI series loss to Zimbabwe, which he had explained as the most affordable point in his career.Dinesh Chandimal was named the brand-new Test captain, while Upul Tharanga was put in charge of the restricted overs side.Tharanga was then removed of the captaincy after a string of beats and changed by Thisara Perera, who supervised the group’s 2-1 loss in India last month, on a momentary basis.”When I stepped down I never considered taking over the captaincy again, “Mathews, who is anticipated to lead the side into the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales, told press reporters on Tuesday.”I took a couple of a couple of days to believe about it, and since of a few factors I decided to accept

it.”Sri Lanka Cricket(SLC )said Mathews was offered the task”on a long term basis “after he agreed to board president Thilanga Sumathipala’s request to take on the duty.” We require stability running into the World Cup,”stated Mathews, who will begin the brand-new phase of his captaincy in a tri-series in Bangladesh that likewise involves Zimbabwe later on this month.”We have actually had a few captains over the last few months since of injuries. The other captains did an excellent task, though we didn’t get the results. Going into the World Cup we need that stability. ” Mathews led Sri Lanka in 98 ODIs from 2012 to 2017 during which time he won 47 matches, lost 45 and tied one game while 5 matches produced no



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