Angelo Mathews has stepped down as Pune Warriors captain. The out-of-form Sri Lankan has admitted that he was relinquishing his position because his spot in the playing was uncertain.
In a statement, Mathews said: "I would like to confirm that I have decided to stand-aside as Pune Warriors franchise captain for the rest of the current season to ensure team leadership continuity.
"It is in our best interests that the captaincy is not switched frequently as we strive to achieve the best balanced team for each different opponent. Given that Aaron (Finch) is likely to play in all our remaining games then it is logical that he continues to be our captain."