SLC Secretary Mohan de Silva informed that the board thought that the environment in Sri Lanka was not favorable to garner the confidence of the stakeholders.
Sri Lanka will be sending 54 men and 60 women athletes to the CWG.
Reports have suggested that SLC might lose the hosting rights of the competition due to the economic crisis, which led to widespread protests across the nation.
Sri Lanka team are placed at No.7 in Test rankings, and are No.8 in ODIs. While they are placed at No.10 in T20I rankings.
This is a big news coming ahead of the Lanka Premier League matches being shifted from Colombo to Hambantota for the Eliminator, Qualifiers and Final.
Sri Lanka's series against West Indies will be Arthur's last assignment as the head coach of the side.
The inclusion of mystery spinner Maheesh Theekshana is the one that has caught everyone's attention in Sri Lanka's squad.
With 62 wickets from 51 international appearances already, the Galle-born is scripting a revival for Sri Lankan cricket.
The two T20 matches are expected to be played at OC Ground 1 in Al Amerat on October 7th and October 9th.
As expected, the suspended trio of Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella and Kusal Mendis also missed out.
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