Karunaratne, who scored a 50 off 62 balls in the warm-up game against Board President's XI at the Jadavapur University campus ground here, said he has no idea whether Hathurusingha's appointment has been confirmed yet but he would love to see him coach the young islanders who have not been at their best lately.
"I have no idea about it. I heard he is coming but it's not confirmed yet.
If he comes it will be good for Sri Lankan cricket as he knows most of the guys," Karunaratne, 29, told reporters.
"I also played under him during my provisional games. It's good for us but I have no idea whether he is coming or not," he added.
Hathurusingha put down his papers on Thursday though, according to reports, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is yet to confirm if it had accepted his resignation.
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