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Sanath Jayasuriya-led Sri Lanka selection committee steps down

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu SharmaBy Shubhanshu Sharma

Published on 29 Aug 2017 12:23 PM GMT

Sanath Jayasuriya-led Sri Lanka selection committee resigns
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Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket's (SLC) chairman of selectors Sanath Jayasuriya, along with all the selection committee members, resigned following his team's depressing show against India in the ongoing home series.

The report of mass resignation was officially confirmed by SLC vice president Mohan de Silva.

The resignation has been submitted ahead of the team's fourth One-Day International (ODI) against India on Thursday.

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The announcement came a couple of days after the hosts lost the third ODI in Pallekele, and conceded the five-match series 3-0.

The Dinesh Chandimal-led Test team was also whitewashed 0-3 in the Test series preceding the limited overs series.

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu Sharma

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