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Dimuth to leave test cricket captaincy

Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne has stated that he is willing to step down from the Test captaincy after the Sri Lanka-Ireland Test series which is scheduled to be held next month.

He made this statement while speaking to the reports after the second Test between Sri Lanka lost the 2 nd test match against New Zealand that in Wellington today (20 March).

Match ended with whopping two double centuries from New Zealand players Kane Williamson – 215 (296) and Henry Nicholis – 200(240). New Zealand slammed an innings and 58 run victory over Sri Lanka, bowling Sri Lanka out at 522 runs (1 st inning:164 | 2 nd inning: 358) in two innings to New Zealand’s 580 runs in the first innings. The New Zealand team managed to win the test series between the two countries by 2 to 0.

He has also officially informed the Sri Lanka Cricket authorities regarding this decision.

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