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|Aravinda, Sangakkara, Kaluwitharana appointed to |
new National Cricket Selection Committee
In a surprise move nine days from the start of Sri Lanka's World T20 campaign 2016, Sri Lanka Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara has appointed a new National Cricket Selection Committee with immediate effect and Cricket legend Aravinda Silva has been appointed as the Chief Selector.
The appointment of the National Selection Committee was carried out by the Minister citing recent failures encountered by the National Team in their Tours to New Zealand, India, Asia Cup in Bangladesh and the inconsistency of selection criteria, Sri Lanka Cricket board said, Kumar Sangakkara, Romesh Kaluwitharana, Lalith Kaluperuma and Ranjith Madurasinghe have been appointed members of the Committee.
Kaluperuma had played Sri Lanka's debut Test in 1982, before making one more Test appearance. Madurasinghe played in three Tests between 1988 and 1992.