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Why is Muralitharan not vice captain?

The truly sorry state of affairs involving the governance of our cricket by the current interim committee of Sri Lanka Cricket can be highlighted by a single incident that has laregly gone under the radar of many.

Just in July of 2010, world record holder Muttiah Muralitharan was appointed vice captain of the Sri Lankan Test team. That series was his farewell series and Murali eventually retired from the longer version. But in March 2010, Muralitharan was appointed the vice captain for the ICC World Twenty20 and he served as the vice captain for the ODI and T20 team from that point on.


Strangely, after his Test retirement Murali was no longer the ODI captain and Mahela Jayawardene who was the former captain was appointed vice captain!

Why is Muralitharan not the vice captain of the Sri Lankan team?

Only in Sri Lanka, my friends. Only in Sri Lanka!

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