Sri Lanka Likely To Appoint Tom Moody As Director Of Cricket

Sri Lanka Likely To Appoint Tom Moody As Director Of Cricket

Tom Moody had coached Sri Lanka between 2005 and 2007, serving to them succeed in a International Cup ultimate.© Twitter

Former Australia top-order batsman Tom Moody is within the fray for the location of Director of Cricket in Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC). Previous this month, spin bowling legend Muttiah Muralitharan and previous captain Kumar Sangakkara had been named within the four-member SLC committee. Former Sri Lanka cricketers Aravinda de Silva and Roshan Mahanama had been additionally appointed within the committee. Moody’s title has been really useful for the newly-created position through the committee. “I believe it is going to be vital for him to return as an unbiased particular person with a unique view, any person who has been focused on cricket in Australia and understands their construction, who has been concerned within the IPL and the ones constructions, an individual who has been focused on county cricket with Worcestershire and understands their construction, and likewise being concerned with the Caribbean Premier League,” ESPNcricinfo quoted De Silva as announcing.

The previous Australian cricketer had coached the Sri Lankan facet between 2005-2007 and helped the then Mahela Jayawardene-led facet succeed in the International Cup ultimate in 2007.

De Silva highlighted the significance of a impartial candidate and pointed at Moody’s familiarity with the Sri Lankan workforce’s tradition.

“We are a committee and we’d like any person accountable and impartial operating on positive spaces with an open thoughts, who understands the tradition, the gamers, the rustic’s tradition, any person who is been round. We wish to mix and get the executive facet in addition to the cricketing facet,” stated De Silva.


“He is were given a large number of enjoy and understands extra issues about what one of the crucial different nations are doing proper, and we wish to get the most productive issues out of the ones nations that can swimsuit our tradition after which put in force the ones,” he added.

Final month, Sri Lanka leader selector Ashantha de Mel stepped down following the 2-Zero loss towards England in the house Check collection. De Mel had blamed loss of apply for the 2-Zero loss within the Check collection towards South Africa and the defeat towards England.

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