Former Sri Lanka Captain, Marvan Atapattu has been appointed as the National team batting coach of Sri Lanka with immediate effect.
Marvan will be joining a strong coaching team comprising of Stuart Law, Champaka Ramanayaka, and Ruwan Kalpage for the forthcoming tour of England this summer, which includes 3 Test matches 5 One day Internationals and 2 T20 games against hosts England this summer which gets underway next month.
Marvan played 90 Tests and 268 one day internationals in his illustrious career, and was recognized as a perfect technician with the bat.
Atapattu has scored 16 test centuries in 90 test matches which includes 6 double hundreds plus 17 half centuries. .
In the one day arena Mavan aggregates 8529 runs in 268 ODI’s with 11 centuries and 59 half centuries.