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Sri Lanka's cricket selection committee resigns

2017-08-30 08:55
Sanath Jayasuriya (Getty Images)

Colombo - Sri Lanka's national cricket selection committee is resigning amid heavy public criticism of its performance after a series of defeats in the current matches against India. 

The committee headed by former captain Sanath Jayasuriya and former players Romesh Kaluwitharana, Ranjith Madurasinghe and Eric Upashantha said on Wednesday that it would step down effective from the end of the India series. 

There are two more one-day international matches and a Twenty20 match to be played. Sri Lanka has lost all three test matches by big margins and has already lost the five-match one-day international series 3-0. 

The committee, in a statement issued through Sri Lanka Cricket, said that it is resigning "in the best interest of the game, which is being damaged and hindered by undue criticism and false allegations."

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