Ranatunga slams Sri Lanka board over whitewash


Former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga blamed Sri Lanka’s cricket board Tuesday (15) for the squad’s crushing three-Test series whitewash on home soil against India. Ranatunga said Sri Lanka’s XI could not be faulted for the humiliating 3-0 drubbing described by skipper Dinesh Chandimal as the worst series of his career, but squared the blame entirely with management. “Sri Lanka cricket is going through the worst period,” Ranatunga told reporters in Colombo. “You can’t blame only the players, they are demoralised. It is the fault of the management.” The comprehensive series defeat compounded woes for a side beset by injury woes and leadership changes. Ranatunga renewed calls for Sri Lanka Cricket…

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