Who is the best Sri Lankan Test captain of all time?

Sri Lanka became a full member of the International Cricket Council on 21 July 1981. Previously they were an associate member of the ICC from 1965, which made them eligible to compete in the ICC Trophy, the leading one-day tournament for associate members. Just after Sri Lanka gained Test status in 1981 a team of rebel players toured apartheid South Africa under the banner “Arosa Sri Lanka” (the term “Arosa” being derived from the promoter’s name). All players who toured Sri Lanka were banned from official cricket matches for life, thereby setting Sri Lanka’s development back. Read more

Thirteen may be considered an unlucky number in the biblical sense and in popular culture but Angelo Mathews may not see it that way: he was appointed as Sri Lanka’s thirteenth test cricket captain last week and wasn’t complaining.Angelo Davis Mathews is only twenty five years old. That makes him the youngest Sri Lankan captain in Sri Lanka’s three decades long test cricket history. Even the great Arjuna Ranatunga was a year older than him when the captaincy of the country’s cricket team was bestowed on him. Read more
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Win/loss ratio of Sri Lankan Test captains

Win/loss ratio of Sri Lankan Test captains without Muttiah Muralitharan

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