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 Cricket appoints Chris Adams as a consultant to England tour
Mon, Apr 28, 2014, 11:56 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka's cricket board, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today appointed former Surrey coach Chris Adams as a consultant for Sri Lanka for their upcoming tour of England.

The Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket at its meeting held today (April 28th) approved the appointment of Adams, former Sussex County Captain, to consult the team in the absence of their former national coach Paul Farbrace.

SLC's Chairman Cricket Committee Ranjit Fernando, Chairman Selection Committee Sanath Jayasuriya and Head of Coaching Jerome Jayaratne have recommended the appointment of Adams, who was replaced from his stint with Surrey by Sri Lanka's former coach Graham Ford.

Sri Lanka expects to benefit from Adams' knowledge on the England team and his experience with England's new national coach Peter Moores.

The Executive Committee also approved the appointment of Marvan Atapattu as the Head Coach of the National Cricket team and Ruwan Kalpage as the Interim Assistant Coach.

Their appointments are in effect immediately till the conclusion of South Africa's tour to Sri Lanka this year.

Farbrace, who took up appointment as the national coach of Sri Lanka from January this year and coached the national team to win both Asia Cup and the ICC World T20 championships, left his post last week to be the assistant coach of the England National team under Moores.

Sri Lanka will play one T20I, five ODIs and two Tests against England, starting on May 22.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Tamil Prisoners' case transferred to Anuradhapura Court on the request of witnesses - TNA spokesman
-- [5 hours ago]
Tense situation when Yala National Park reopened for public today
-- [5 hours ago]
Underworld gang member killed in shootout with police
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka nationwide inflation rises to 7.9 percent in September 2017
-- [6 hours ago]
Bangladesh Navy ship Somudra Avijan arrives at Sri Lankan port on goodwill visit
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka issues open international tender to import more rice
-- [7 hours ago]
TRCSL ranks Mobitel's 4G Network as the 'Fastest Broadband Network' in Sri Lanka
-- [8 hours ago]
U.S. Ambassador inaugurates Garment Innovation Center in Sri Lanka
-- [8 hours ago]
New Pakistan envoy affirms desire to further strengthen political, economic and people-to-people relations with Sri Lanka
-- [9 hours ago]
Five new envoys to Sri Lanka present credentials to President
-- [9 hours ago]

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.