Jayawardene to quit as Sri Lanka cricket captainFebruary 11th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 11 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has informed Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) that he would like to step down after the forthcoming tour of Pakistan.SLC chief-executive Duleep Mendis told IANS that Jayawardene expressed his desire to quit as captain after the Test series in Pakistan.
Sri Lanka, under Jayawardene, lost the recent ODI series 1-4 against India at home, though they had won the three-match series in Pakistan.
Jayawardene, his deputy Kumar Sangakkara and world’s highest wicket-taker in both Tests and ODIs Muttiah Muralitharan were not included in the Twenty20 side that lost to India Tuesday night.
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