Atapattu appointed as Sri Lanka batting Coach

Atapattu appointed as Sri Lanka batting Coach

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Published on: Apr 20, 2011

Former Sri Lanka Captain, Marvan Atapattu has been appointed as the National team batting coach of Sri Lanka with immediate effect.

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.

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