Sri Lanka Likely To Appoint Tom Moody As Director Of Cricket

Former Australia top order batsman Tom Moody is in the fray for the position of Director of Cricket in Sri Lanka Cricket. Earlier this month, spin bowling legend Muttiah Muralitharan and former captain Kumar Sangakkara were named in the four-member SLC co

Former Sri Lanka cricketers Aravinda de Silva and Roshan Mahanama were also appointed in the committee. Moodys name has been recommended for the newly created role by the committee.

De Silva highlighted the importance of a neutral candidate and pointed at Moody familiarity with the Sri Lankan teams culture.

I think it will be important for him to come as an independent person with a different view, who has been involved in the IPL and involved in county cricket with Worcestershire and understands their structure, and involved in CPL, said De Silva.

We are a committee and need someone responsible and neutral working on certain areas with open mind, who understands the culture, players, country culture, who has around. We need to blend and get the administrative side and cricketing side, said De Si

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