Tom Moody

In a current growth, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) and Tom Moody have determined to half methods simply one-and-a-half years into his three-year deal. Whereas the Aussie steps down as SLC’s high-profile Director of Cricket, Mahela Jayawardene will proceed because the guide coach regardless of the previous Sri Lanka skipper accepting a broader duty with IPL franchise Mumbai Indians earlier this week.

Moody was employed for a three-year stint by a Technical Advisory Committee which was led by Aravinda de Silva at first of March final yr. He had a large purview, spanning the ladies’s and males’s sport, and home and worldwide cricket. The precedence of his function was nonetheless restructuring Sri Lanka’s home cricket, which he did by introducing a five-team provincial event on prime of the 26-club first-class event.

Tom Moody And Sri Lanka Cricket To Part Ways; Mahela Jayawardene To Continue As Consultant Coach
Tom Moody. (Credit: Twitter)

SLC board must compensate Tom Moody for the early termination of his contract

SLC president Shammi Silva revealed the standing of Moody’s contract with SLC, with out elaborating on what the decision could be to the Sunday Instances stating “We are going to make a closing name quickly.”

Nevertheless, a senior officer confirmed the Board has already mutually agreed with Moody to half methods.

Tom Moody And Sri Lanka Cricket To Part Ways; Mahela Jayawardene To Continue As Consultant Coach
Tom Moody coached Sri Lanka to the 2007 World Cup closing. Picture-Twitter.

“We should compensate him for early termination however even that’s a greater possibility than conserving him for additional one-and-a-half years,” the sources confirmed, on the situation of anonymity. He can be paid US$ 45,000 as compensation. Moody was getting paid a payment of US$ 2,000 for every day he spent in Sri Lanka, along with all different perks together with five-star lodging.

SLC board credit Jayawardene and trusts the previous skipper in shaping the way forward for cricket for the Islanders

Nevertheless, the Board now feels that, with Jayawardena closely concerned in shaping the way forward for cricket within the island, it may do with out Moody now. Thus, it has reached an amicable exit plan with the previous Australian cricketer-turned-coach.

Mahela Jayawardene
Mahela Jayawardene (Picture Credit score: Twitter)

In the meantime, SLC credited Mahela Jayawardena with the resurgence of the nationwide cricket group and of different age group groups.

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