Sri Lanka Cricket today (29) announced the appointment of Thisara Perera as captain of the Limited Over team for the forthcoming ODI and T20I Series against India. However, Ashley De Silva, the CEO of SLC, sparked a controversy by stating that the board is on opinion to Captain’s on tour by tour basis.
“Sri Lanka Cricket will appoint captain’s on tour by tour basis” said Ashley De Silva.
SLC has already become notorious in changing the captains too frequently. Thisara is already the seventh man to captain Sri Lanka in 2017, following Mathews, Lasith Malinga, Upul Tharanga, Rangana Herath, Dinesh Chandimal and Chamara Kapugedera, who have borne the responsibility in one format or other.
For now, under the captaincy of Perera, Sri Lanka to play three ODIs and Three T20I against Sri Lanka. The first ODI will be played on 10th December at Dharamsala, while second and third match will take place on 13th and 17th December.