Sri Lanka Cricket announced that former Sri Lanka cricketer Asanka Gurusinha has been appointed as Manager Cricket for the Sri Lanka team.
Gurusinha a member of Sri Lanka’s 1996 World Cup winning team is a marketer by profession and was awarded the title of Deshabandu in 1996, for his role in the World Cup victory. He has since been domiciled in Australia for the past many years.
Gurusinha is a Level 3 certified cricket coach with many years of experience, and most recently served as the Consultant Regional Cricket Coach for Cricket Australia.
Speaking on the appointment SLC president Thilanga Sumathipala stated, “We are enhancing our resource team with professionals to achieve our national objective. It is indeed welcome news that Gura will be coming on board with our vision for One Team One Nation.”
Gurusinha will arrive in Sri Lanka to take up his position prior to the Bangladesh tour. (Daily News)