“Sri Lanka Cricket needs to announce the appointment of Rumesh Ratnayake because the interim coach of the National Team for the upcoming Zimbabwe tour of Sri Lanka,” SLC stated in a press release.
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— Sri Lanka Cricket 🇱🇰 (@OfficialSLC) 1641300224000
The 58-year-old Ratnayake, who has performed 23 Tests and 70 ODIs in a profession spanning from 1982 to 1993, is at the moment serving as a quick bowling coach on the High-Performance Center.
He will step within the sneakers of Mickey Arthur who had vacated the put up in November final 12 months.
Ruvin Peiris, who was serving as a batting coach on the High-Performance Center, has additionally been roped in to work with the senior nationwide group for the Zimbabwe sequence on an interim foundation.
Former skipper Mahela Jayawardena, who’s the Consultant Coach of the ‘National Teams’, will go away for West Indies on January 9 to affix the U-19 Team, which is already within the Caribbean, to participate within the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup.
“He will be with the U-19 team during the World Cup,” SLC stated.