Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka national coach resigns to take up appointment with ECB
Tue, Apr 22, 2014, 05:21 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 22, Colombo: National coach of Sri Lanka Cricket Team Paul Farbrace has tendered his resignation today, the cricket authority announced.

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said Farbrace tendered his resignation and has indicated to SLC of his unavailability to continue with SLC with immediate effect in order to take up an appointment with the England Cricket Board (ECB).

SLC expressed surprise when ECB approached the board to recruit Farbrace since he had signed a contract with SLC for a two year term ending in December 2015 and especially, since the Sri Lanka national team is scheduled to tour England within the next few weeks.

Farbrace, who accepted the coaching position with the SLC in January this year, was approached by the ECB to recruit him as the assistant coach of the England's national team.

During his tenure the Sri Lankan team won the Asia Cup and the ICC World T20 Championship.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka President to declare 2017 as the year to liberate the country from poverty
-- [4 hours ago]
Government created a conducive environment in North for people to live a normal life - FM
-- [5 hours ago]
U.S. Navy ship Frank Cable arrives at port of Colombo in Sri Lanka
-- [5 hours ago]
Finance Minister invites SAARC nations to invest in Sri Lanka's Financial City
-- [6 hours ago]
World Bank support of US$ 202 mn to improve livability and infrastructure in three major cities of Sri Lanka
-- [7 hours ago]
The Lanka Hospital Corporation appoints new chief executive officer
-- [7 hours ago]
Teenager arrested for hacking Sri Lankan President's website
-- [8 hours ago]
LTTE leader's name may be submitted to OMP as a missing person - report
-- [8 hours ago]
Prime Minister says a full reorganization of Sri Lanka's sports field urgently needed
-- [9 hours ago]
Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka seeks court's permission to travel abroad

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.