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Sri Lanka sacks Thisara Perera; to name new captain next week

by Athar Ansari Jan 05, 2018 • 11:48 AM

Colombo, Jan 4 (CRICKETNMORE) - Hours after sacking Thisara Perera as the One-day International (ODI) captain, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Thursday announced that they will name a new limited overs skipper next Tuesday.

The SLC said it would name Perera's successor after consulting new coach Chandika Hathurusingha, who has pledged to get tough with the under-performing national team.

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Perera took on the job in late November, succeeding Upul Tharanga, who was sacked after a series of losses.

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