PALLEKELE (Agencies) – The third and final Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will start today (Friday) in Pallekele.
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have appointed Shashikala Siriwardene as captain of the women's national team, replacing Chamari Atapattu in One-Day and Twenty20 Internationals.
For the first time in 15 years since Kumar Sangakkara's debut in July 2000, Sri Lanka will take the field in a Test without either him or Mahela Jayawardene in the ranks. The hosts take on Pakistan in the third and final match of the series Pallekele on Friday.
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"Retirement is not about form, it is about time and place and whether it feels right," Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara
"I have gone on my knees to beg him (Kumar Sangakkara) out of retirement, but at the end of the day, it is his decision, he has served his team and country for such a long time." Angelo Mathews
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