Sri Lankan coach Marvan Atapattu resigns

Following  the two consecutive Test series debacle at home against Pakistan and India head coach of Sri Lankan team on Thursday stepped down from his position.

His resignation was confirmed by the Sri Lankan cricket board through their official Twitter account. Angelo Mathews led Sri Lankan team are going through the transition phase since their  experienced  cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara took retirement from the game. 

 

After winning the first Test from a losing position  in Galle, Sri Lankan failed in the last two Tests as Virat Kohli lead India clinched the series 2-1 breaking the 22 old jinx. Marvan, the former captain who played 90 Tests and 268 ODIs for Sri Lankan announced his retirement after playing 17 years of illustrative career. He has 5502 Test runs and 8529 ODI runs. 

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