It is learnt that Willis has decided to hand his resignation due to personal reasons and, now he would serve a six-month notice period.
The SLC is planning to bring Willis' replacement at least two months before the end of his notice period in order to allow a smooth transition.
Willis was recruited especially for the newly-created role of high-performance manager in June 2015. His role includes overseeing Sri Lanka's cricket academy besides also playing an important role in identifying and developing young talent.(ANI)