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Sri Lanka Cricket- Chaminda Vaas as new Fast Bowling Coach

Sri Lanka Cricket Board announced that Former Sri Lanka pacer Chaminda Vaas as the fast bowling coach for Sri Lanka’s West Indies Tour

His appointment comes following the resignation of David Sekar, who was the National Fast Bowling Coach.

Chaminda Vaas has previously coached the Sri Lankan team on three occasions, in 2013, 2015, and temporarily in 2017. He has also previously held coaching roles with Ireland and New Zealand.

During his international career, Chaminda Vaas picked up 355 Test wickets in 111 matches and also 400 ODI wickets in 322 games.

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Chaminda Vaas often played a supporting role to Muttiah Muralitharan, Sri Lanka’s off spinner and leading wicket taker.

He gained international recognition when he was selected for the World Test and one-day XI at the inaugural ICC Awards in 2004.

Chaminda Vaas Bowling stats

FormatMInnBMdnRunsWBBEconAvgSR4W5W
Test11119423438895105013557/712.6829.666.02012
ODI32232015775279110144008/194.1827.539.494
T20I66132112862/145.8121.322.000
IPL13132822355183/217.5519.715.700

Sri Lanka Tout of West Indies for 3 T20I, 3 ODIs, and 2 Tests will start on March 3, all fixtures to be played behind closed doors in Antigua

Sudev Haldar

Sudev Haldar is a sports blogger, who has an experience of more than 3 years in this field.

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