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Dimuth to leave test cricket captaincy

20 March, 2023

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.