Former Australia all-rounder Tom Moody has been appointed as the director of the Sri Lankan cricket.
Moody has been appointed on the recommendation of Sri Lanka Cricket’s Technical Advisory Committee after the Sri Lankan team’s recent poor performances against South Africa and England.
A three-year contract has been signed with Moody and according to the agreement he is expected to complete at least 300 days with the Sri Lanka cricket team.
Moody’s work includes analysis of future tour schedule, looking at the structure of domestic tournaments, welfare of players, education and skill development, coaching and support staff structure, etc.
Moody was the Sri Lankan coach from 2005 to 2007. During his stay, the team made it to the final of the World Cup played in the West Indies in 2007.