Vaas to recognize Sri Lanka quick knocking down some pins ability
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka named its best pace bowler Chaminda Vaas as an instructing advisor Wednesday, tasking him with recognizing youths who can facilitate the group’s dependence on twist.
Aravinda de Silva, director of the board’s cricket panel, said Sri Lanka may appreciate a fine record all alone turn agreeable pitches however should create groups to get results on an assortment of surfaces.
“We need to create groups to win outside the nation… on turning wickets, as well as to win in Australia on those quick wickets,” he told correspondents.
De Silva was talking in front of the third and last Test against Australia, an arrangement which Sri Lanka have effectively won thanks in substantial part to spinners Rangana Herath and Dilruwan Perera.
Sri Lanka’s quick bowlers have assumed just minor parts in the group’s far reaching triumphs in the initial two Tests.
Their pace assault likewise battled on the late voyage through England when Sri Lanka neglected to win any of their nine universal in all arrangements.
De Silva said Vaas, who took an aggregate of 755 wickets in Tests and ODIs before his last appearance for Sri Lanka in 2009, would be responsible for distinguishing quick knocking down some pins ability around the island.
“Vaas is quick to play a part, which we feel he will be better than average at, to build up some of our young cricketers from grassroot levels,” de Silva said.
The 42-year-old would “go around the nation, distinguish the ability out there and work with various groups and squads to get them prepared for the larger amount”, he included.
Vaas had a spell as Sri Lanka’s rocking the bowling alley mentor from 2013-15 and has additionally trained New Zealand and Ireland.
Sri Lanka have additionally delegated previous South African cricketer and ex-Hampshire skipper Nic Pothas as the group’s handling mentor.