Sri Lankan T20 cricket captain Angelo Mathews (C) looks on during a departure ceremony in Colombo on March 8, 2016. Sri Lankan cricket Team departure to India for the ICC T20 World Cup Tournament. Defending champions Sri Lanka said Lasith Malinga was stepping down as captain of their World Twenty20 side March 8, after the team's disastrous Asia Cup showing, with Angelo Mathews to skipper the team in India. The announcement comes only hours after Sri Lanka's sports minister sacked the country's cricket selectors and appointed a new panel headed by former player Aravinda de Silva. / AFP PHOTO / ISHARA S.KODIKARA

Sri Lankan T20 cricket captain Angelo Mathews (C) looks on during a departure ceremony in Colombo on March 8, 2016.
Sri Lankan cricket Team departure to India for the ICC T20 World Cup Tournament. Defending champions Sri Lanka said Lasith Malinga was stepping down as captain of their World Twenty20 side March 8, after the team’s disastrous Asia Cup showing, with Angelo Mathews to skipper the team in India. The announcement comes only hours after Sri Lanka’s sports minister sacked the country’s cricket selectors and appointed a new panel headed by former player Aravinda de Silva. / AFP PHOTO / ISHARA S.KODIKARA