Sri Lankan Cricket Captain Kumara Sangakkara has resigned from the post of captaincy after handing in his resignation today.
Sangakkara was earlier quoted in the media saying that he was going to quit the national cricket team’s captaincy.
Sangakkara had said he has already met the Sri Lanka Cricket officials and communicated his decision and had said he felt that following the ICC World Cup finals defeat at the hands of Indian team it was time someone else took over as the captain of the Lankan cricket team.
Meanwhile, Sangakkara’s manager, Charlie Austin has confirmed to the media that Sangakkara had handed in his resignation.
Austin has said that Sangakkara had resigned from the one day international (ODI) and T20 captaincy and had proposed to step down from the test captaincy as well.