Mathews steps down as Sri Lanka captain - report

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Angelo Mathews has stepped down as Sri Lanka captain in all three formats after his team's shocking ODI series defeat to Zimbabwe on Monday. After the fifth and final ODI against Zimbabwe at Suriyawewa, which the hosts lost by three wickets, Mathews had indicated that he will discuss his future...

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Thank you Zimbabwe!

You did what most of us wanted. Mathews is GREAT cricketer. No doubt about that. But, his captaincy is not strong enough to get our players to play for the country. They are playing to get exposure in order to get lucrative contracts from global T20 tournaments.

In addition Mathews has the recurring injuries that prevents him from focusing fully during matches.

I am very sorry to see him go as the captain. I hope he will be able to contribute to Sri lankan cicket for many years to come.

I Wish him well and hope he will fix injuries for good.

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