Ex-captain Hashan Tillakaratne has beenappointed Sri Lanka`s national cricket team manager for the upcomingtest and limited-overs home series against India.
Tillakaratne`s appointment was to be formally announced at a newsconference later Tuesday, Sri Lanka Cricket media manager ShaneFernando said.
The 41-year-old Tillakaratne played in 83 tests and scored 4,545runs. In 200 one-day internationals Tillakaratne compiled 3,789runs. He was a regular national player for 15 years from 1989 and ledthe team in 10 test matches from 2003.