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 Global 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 function through the committee. “I feel it is going to be vital for him to come back as an unbiased individual with a special view, anyone who has been taken with cricket in Australia and understands their construction, who has been concerned within the IPL and the ones constructions, an individual who has been taken with county cricket with Worcestershire and understands their construction, and in addition being concerned with the Caribbean Premier League,” ESPNcricinfo quoted De Silva as pronouncing.

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

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

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


“He is were given numerous enjoy and understands extra issues about what one of the different nations are doing proper, and we want to get the most efficient issues out of the ones nations that can swimsuit our tradition after which put into effect the ones,” he added.

Closing month, Sri Lanka leader selector Ashantha de Mel stepped down following the 2-Zero loss in opposition to England in the house Check sequence. De Mel had blamed loss of observe for the 2-Zero loss within the Check sequence in opposition to South Africa and the defeat in opposition to England.

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