Marvan Atapattu

  • Sri Lanka to hunt for national coaching staff 6 days ago

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) will soon begin its hunt for a brand new team of coaching staff, including head coach, fielding coach and trainer. SLC will soon advertise calling for applications to appoint a brand new team of coaching staff. The SLC had appointed former captain and batting coach Marvan Atapattu...
  • Sri Lanka buoyed by opening win over England May 22, 2014

    Sri Lanka coach Marvan Atapattu believes his side can derive huge confidence from their Twenty20 win over England ahead of the one-day international and Test matches on the rest of their tour. Previous Sri Lankan sides have found early season conditions in England not to their liking but the reigning World...
  • Sri Lanka appoint Marvan Atapattu as interim coach April 25, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket on Friday named former captain Marvan Atapattu as interim head coach, making him the island nation's seventh coach in the last four years. Atapattu, 43, was appointed for the tour of England and Scotland starting next month and the subsequent home series against South Africa in July,...
  • Marvan Atapattu, Mark Davis in line to be Sri Lanka coach November 6, 2013

    Colombo: Former captain Marvan Atapattu is among the two front-runners for the post of Sri Lankan cricket team coach, SLC announced on Wednesday. Atapattu is currently the batting coach of the national team. Alongside Atapattu, Mark Davies, coach of English county side Sussex, is the other contender. There were five candidates who...
  • Atapattu backs Sri Lanka to rebound from NZ defeat June 12, 2013

    London: Sri Lanka's batting coach, Marvan Atapattu, has backed the team to make the ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals with victories in their remaining matches against hosts England and Australia. Sri Lanka narrowly lost to New Zealand in Cardiff on Sunday in a low-scoring match to leave Angelo Mathews' team needing...
  • Atapattu named assistant coach of SL, Vaas the new bowling coach February 12, 2013

    Colombo: Former Sri Lankan star players Marvan Atapattu and Chaminda Vaas have been named assistant coach and fast bowling coach in the latest shake up of Sri Lanka Cricket set up, SLC officials said Tuesday. Atapattu, 42, a former captain and opening batsman has been promoted to be the assistant...