Sri Lanka drop captain Chandimal for South Africa tour

FILE PHOTO: Cricket - Sri Lanka v England - Fifth One-Day International - Colombo, Sri Lanka - October 23, 2018. Sri Lanka's captain Dinesh Chandimal watches his shot. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

(Reuters) – Sri Lanka have dropped out-of-form test captain Dinesh Chandimal ahead of their tour of South Africa and appointed Dimuth Karunaratne as stand-in skipper, the country’s cricket board said on Tuesday. Chandimal scored just 24 runs at an average of 6 as Sri Lanka suffered a 2-0 test series defeat in Australia, extending the […]

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