Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) to announce the appointment of Russel Arnold and Asanka Gurusinha during the press conference at 10:30 AM today, Cricket Age reliably learns. The audited accounts of Nidahas Trophy will also be presented in the press conference, in addition, the details of AGM will also be shared with media.
Arnold, the former stylish left-hander middle order batsman, has been appointed as the director of the Lanka Premier League, to be played in August-September this year. The league Will Comprise Four Teams with local and foreign players. In the first edition, even though there are doubts regarding the participation of big international players, Who might be involved with other leagues scheduled at the same time, SLC is claiming to get the full support of BCCI, the most powerful cricket board in world Cricket.
Gurusinha, meanwhile, to be sidelined as High performance manager, after his disasterous one year as the manager of the Sri Lanka team. His interfering nature and rude behavior caused many embarrassing moments for Sri Lanka in last one year, most famously in Biscuit case during the India series in August last year.
In addition, the audited accounts of Nidahas trophy will also be presented. SLC has claimed that they earned a profit of RS. 900 million from the total revenue of Rs. 1.3 billion they got from Nidahas Trophy 2018. One over in a match had been marketed for US $27, 000 according to president Sumathipala.