Mathews, Malinga to continue as national captains

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Angelo Mathews has been given an extended run as Sri Lanka Test and ODI captain till the tour of England next year by the national selection committee.

Mathews took over the captaincy from Mahela Jayawardene in 2013 and has had a successful run not only as captain but also as a player.

His new appointment will commence with the upcoming tour to Sri Lanka by Pakistan next month.

Fast bowler Lasith Malinga will continue to lead Sri Lanka in the T20 format till the conclusion of the ICC World T20 in India next year where Sri Lanka will defend their title.

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