Si Lanka: The veteran Sri Lanka captain, Aravinda de Silva has resigned as chairman of the national board’s cricket committee. According to the committee, having been in the Chairman seat for about one year he has quit for personal reasons and the resignation will take effect from 30th June 2017.

Aravinda de Silva during his tenure as chief selector, was influential in restructuring the countries coaching structure with focus on the local talent.

Sri Lanka Cricket president Thilanga Sumathipala said: “He has supported the strategic vision of this administration and been vastly instrumental in many of the developments we have made. We intend to continue to engage Aravinda’s expertise in our key cricketing activities on a consultancy basis.”