Sri Lanka’s Angelo Matthews resigns from captaincy from all formats

Angelo Matthews has penned down his resignation from captaincy of Sri Lanka cricket team across all three formats. The veteran all-rounder has termed his decision as one of low points of his career after Zimbabwe snatched a historic win over Sri Lanka last week. Matthews has been a leader since his early days in cricket as he has captained U-19 and A-sides. Angelo Matthews became one of youngest captain for Sri Lanka as he led the side in 34 games in which he led them to 13 wins and 15 losses. He also has the honor of leading Sri Lanka to their first T20 title in 2014.

Injuries has plagued his career of late as Matthew has missed one day leg of the tour in South Africa and also missed the first game against South Africa in ICC Champions Trophy. Sri Lanka has struggled with form in the last two year. Sri Lanka will hope that Matthews can rediscover his form and rhythm leading up to the ICC World Cup 2019.

He has also had his fair share of achievements leading Sri Lanka to a series win in England in 2014. Sri Lanka as whitewashed Australia last year and also lifted Asia Cup during his reign.

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