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Sri Lanka axe Chandimal as T20 captain

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Sri Lanka's cricket selectors on Wednesday sacked Dinesh Chandimal as Twenty20 captain and replaced him with Lasith Malinga, while Angelo Mathews was retained as the Test and one-day skipper. 

Sri Lanka's then Twenty20 captain Dinesh Chandimal pictured at a press conference in Colombo on March 14, 2014 ahead of the 2014 Twenty20 Cricket World Cup

Chandimal, 24, opted out of the last three matches, including the semi-final and final, of the recent World Twenty20 in Bangladesh due to poor batting form, leaving Malinga in charge.

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