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Aravinda De Silva becomes new SL selection committe chairman

cricket Updated: May 28, 2010 10:40 IST

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Former batsman Aravinda De Silva was on Wedenesday appointed as the new chairman of Sri Lankan cricket selection committee after the sports ministry sacked the earlier panel headed by Asantha de Mel.

Silva will take over the charge with immediate effect. Sri Lankan Sports Minister C B Ratnayake announced the decision this afternoon soon after sacking former chief selector De Mel and other members namely Don Anurasiri, Chaminda Mendis and Vinodhan John.

The new panel includes commentator Ranjith Fernando, former Test player Amal Silva and Shabir Asgerally, the minister said.