Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan is ready to play a special innings as governor of the nation’s Tamil-dominated Northern Province after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa “personally invited” him to simply accept the submit, a media report mentioned on Wednesday.
The 47-year-old ace spinner, the file holder for highest wickets in Check cricket (800), is among the many three new governors tipped to be appointed by Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who registered a thumping victory within the November 16 presidential election.
“President Gotabaya Rajapakse had personally invited Muralidharan to simply accept the submit of the Governor of the Northern Province,” the Every day Mirror quoted Presidential Secretariat sources as saying.
Muralitharan is to be appointed because the governor of the Northern Province, whereas Anuradha Yahampath would turn out to be the governor of the Jap Province and Tissa Vitharana will take cost because the governor of the North Central Province, the report mentioned.
Yahampath is the chairperson of the Nationalist Entrepreneurs Affiliation and a Director of a reputed garment export firm.
Vitharana is a former minister and the chief of the Lanka Sama Samaja Get together (LSSP), a Trotskyist political get together. He’s additionally a specialist physician.
Muralitharan married Madhimalar Ramamurthy, a Chennai native, in March 2005. He was rated the best Check match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack in 2002. He retired from Check cricket in 2010.