Chandima Mapatuna, the head of international cricket at Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) is set to join the national team as logistic manager during the World Cup in England, Cricket Age reliably learns.
Earlier in the day, Cricket Age had published that During the mega event, Asantha to shoulder duel responsibility of chief selector and team manager. However, as he was reluctant to do logistic part for, he asked for a logistic manager to assist him.
According to sources, after that SLC finalized Mapatuna as logistic manager for the mega event. Since last few weeks, Mapatuna was doing the coordination with International Cricket Council (ICC).
Sri Lanka will leave on May 7 to England for a one week camp before heading to Scotland to play two ODIs. Sri Lanka’s opening World Cup match is against New Zealand on June 1, 2019.
Sri Lanka’s World Cup fixtures
1 June: Vs New Zealand at Cardiff
4 June: Vs Afghanistan at Cardiff
7 June: Vs Pakistan at Bristol
11 June: Vs Bangladesh at Bristol
15 June: Vs Australia at The Oval
21 June: Vs England at Leeds
28 June: Vs South Africa at Chester-Le-Street
1 July: Vs West Indies at Chester-Le-Street
6 July – India – Leeds