Dec 07, Colombo: Sri Lanka's cricket governing body, Sri Lanka Cricket said that it is considering former assistant coach Paul Farbrace to coach the national team.
The Executive Committee of SLC at its meeting held Friday evening at SLC head office in Colombo has taken the decision to consider Farbrace as the national team after Graham Ford leaves at the end of the year.
The SLC announced that the committee appointed by SLC, made a recommendation to the Executive Committee with a few options and the Executive Committee directed the committee to proceed with a proposal of having a discussion with Farbrace as he has shown interest in becoming the Head Coach of Sri Lanka.
The committee has requested Farbrace to make himself available for a discussion in Sri Lanka. Farbrace is currently the coach of Yorkshire's second XI.
Earlier last month SLC shortlisted Sri Lanka bowling coach Marvan Atapattu and Mark Davis for the post.
The Executive Committee also decided at its meeting yesterday approved to nominate Lahiru Jayaratne to undergo a training programme at the Darren Lehman Cricket Academy in Australia.
This training programme will be sponsored by Sri Lanka Cricket and SLC South Australia Association.