Colombo, Apr. 5 : Kumara Sangakkara on Tuesday announced that he was stepping down as Sri Lanka''s cricket captain from one-day internationals and Twenty20s
Sangakkara said he had conveyed his decision to Sri Lanka Cricket officials.
He said he felt it was time someone else took over as the captain of the Lankan cricket team after its defeat in last week''s World Cup final against India.
Sangakkara was speaking to Headlines Today Executive Editor Rahul Kanwal.
Ruling out his retirement from the game, however, Sangakkara said, "I will continue to play for another two-three years."
He said that he offered to stay on as Test captain.
According to sources, Angelo Mathews and T. Dilshan are frontrunners for taking over from Sangakkara. (ANI)