ISLAMABAD - Lasith Malinga has been appointed captain of Sri Lanka’s ODI and T20I sides for the tour of New Zealand, with Niroshan Dickwella set to serve as vice-captain.
Angelo Mathews also returns to both squads after being dropped against England for fitness issues.
Malinga’s appointment comes after Dinesh Chandimal served as ODI skipper in the 3-1 loss to England, while Thisara Perera took the reigns as T20 captain. Chandimal’s appointment came on the back of Mathews’ dismissal from the captaincy. Chandimal and Perera remain in both sides but without any leadership credentials to their name. (ICC)