Hashan Tillakaratne (Photo credit: ICC Twitter)
COLOMBO: Hashan Tillakaratne, the dogged left-handed heart-divulge batsman of yesteryear, has been appointed head coach of the Sri Lanka females’s cricket crew for a duration of six months.
A member of the 1996 World Cup-a hit crew, Tillakaratne has held so a lot of teaching positions sooner than his latest elevation.
“The Sri Lanka Cricket wants to say the appointment of Mr. Hashan Tillakaratne because the Head Coach of the Nationwide Females’s Crew. The appointment got right here into produce from 1st June 2021,” Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) posted on its internet site.
Whereas his contract expires on December 31, it’s anticipated that he will assemble a recent deal from the SLC, with the ICC females’s World Cup in New Zealand scheduled in February-March, next 365 days.
It moreover talked about that Tillakaratne’s latest project comes as phase of the “ongoing coach restructuring program at the High Efficiency Centre of the SLC.”
Amongst his old roles are working because the highest coach of the Sri Lanka U-19 side and the batting coach of the Sri Lanka rising crew.
He was moreover the highest coach of Kandy Tuskers, a franchise of the Lanka Premier League, all through its inaugural model.
In a career spanning over 15 years, the 53-365 days-extinct performed 83 Assessments in which he scored 4545 runs with 11 a full bunch and a 40-plus moderate. He moreover performed 200 ODIs in which he scored 3789 runs. As soon as in a whereas, he moreover kept wickets.