It is reported that it has been decided to remove Kusal Janith Perera from the captaincy of the team for the India tour. It is said that Dasun Shanaka or Dhananjaya de Silva will most likely be chosen as the team leader.
Test captain Dimuth Karunaratne has been ruled out of the tour this time due to refusal to sighn the contracted. He was not called to the bio-bubble due this reason sources said.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Cricket has sent a notification to players who have not signed with Sri Lanka Cricket stating that they do not need to sign the annual sports contract at this time and that the time will be given to sign a contract only for Indian tour until 8.00 am this morning. The SLC has further noticed to such players leave the hotel they are not signing the contract.
However following this this announcement, the Sri Lankan players turned and have arrived one by one from 12 last night and have signed their agreements.
Mathews, who did not sign the contract, announced his resignation today.