SLC finalise coaching appointments


Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) finalised new coaching appointments with former Netherland head coach Anton Roux being the latest addition as fielding coach of the men’s National team.

“The changes are aimed at further enhancing the focus on the National Team, ‘A,’ Emerging and also the Under-19 team,” SLC said in a statement.

 Roux, who played First Class cricket in South Africa, will be in-charge of fielding across all national teams and the High-Performance Center. Before joining SLC, Roux was working as the Assistant (fielding) Coach of the Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, UK.

 Other appointments which came into effect from last March are as follows:

 ‘A’ Team

Avishka Gunawardene– Head Coach

Thilina Kandamby – Assistant Coach

Malinda Warnapura – Batting Coach

Sajeewa Weerakoon – Bowling Coach

Upul Chandana – Fielding Coach

Emerging Team

Ruwan Kalpage – Head Coach

Ruvin Peiris – Assistant Coach

Dharshana Gamage – Bowling Coach

Dhammika Sudarshana – Batting Coach


Jehan Mubarak – Head Coach

Sampath Perera – Assistant/Batting Coach

Chamila Gamage – Bowling Coach

Gayan Wijekoon – Fielding Coach