Former national team captains Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene are set to reunite on a committee aimed at improving Sri Lanka cricket, according to reports in the country.
Sangakkara and Jayawardene, both considered legends of the game, will join former teammate Aravinda de Silva on a committee that will recommend corrective measures to Sri Lanka sports minister Dayasiri Jayasekera.
Sri Lanka were recently whitewashed by India in all formats of the game on home soil and also lost an ODI series against Zimbabwe for the first time.
The selection panel, headed by former opening batsman Sanath Jayasuriya, has already been forced to resign because of the team’s poor performances over the last 12 to 18 months.
The results have seen fans venting their anger at the team with supporters demonstrating at venues after losses against India.
Jayawardene has already recommended an overhauling of the domestic club championship where he believed there are too many mediocre sides lowering the standard of the competition.
Professional cricket is on hold until at least July 1.
The tournament is scheduled to start on October 18 until November 15 in Australia.
Hales lost his squad berth in last year’s World Cup triumph after news broke that he had failed a second test for recreational drugs.
Brown’s 489 first-class appearances for Gloucestershire put him seventh on the club’s all-time list.
Australia seamer Mitchell Starc warned against the proposed new cricket regulations.
A teleconference on Thursday could bring positive news for cricket fans.
The Australian’s peak moment at the helm came last year as he shepherded England to their first ever World Cup crown.
Any return would have to be considered in the future with Yorkshire’s players and staff having taken wage cuts due to the pandemic.
The traditional method of spit-polishing to produce movement through the air has been deemed too great a risk of transmitting coronavirus.