Tom Moody, on Sunday (February 28), was appointed as the new director of cricket for Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC). The 55-year-old renowned coach was also been appointed by the Sunrisers Hyderabad as their director of cricket ahead of IPL 2021.
Moody, who is a former national head coach of the Sri Lanka team, will be in charge of carrying out 300 days of ‘Mandatory Assignment' with the SLC.
Tom Moody has been appointed as Sri Lanka's Director of Cricket.
His role will be on consultancy basis, and he will have to fulfill 300 days of 'Mandatory Assignment’ during his contracted three-year period. pic.twitter.com/gVBi7TZ4Ma
“Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce the appointment of Mr. Tom Moody as the ‘Director of Cricket,’ effective from 01st March 2021. His appointment comes following recommendations made by the Technical Advisory Committee of the SLC to revamp Sri Lanka’s Cricket operations,” SLC wrote.
''Tom has worked with Sri Lanka Cricket in the past and has shown results, and I am sure with his working knowledge of the system, Tom will add greater value to our game,'' said Ashley De Silva, CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket.