Former captain Marvan Atapattu became Sri Lanka`s first full-time local coach in 15 years after he was put in charge of the national cricket team on Wednesday.
Sri Lanka were left searching for their seventh coach in four years after Paul Farbrace resigned on Tuesday to take up a possible assignment with England, Sri Lanka Cricket said.
Sri Lanka cricket (SLC) is in the dark over any possible move by the national coach Paul Farbrace to become a part of England coaching staff.
Kevin Pietersen`s controversial England exit could yet prove a boon for Surrey, according to the county`s new coach, who has known the star batsman since he was a schoolboy in South Africa.
Sri Lanka Cricket is set to hold talks with Englishman Paul Farbrace with a view to appointing him as incumbent head coach Graham Ford`s successor.
Graham Ford of South Africa has been confirmed as the new head coach of Surrey.
South African Graham Ford has been appointed new head coach of Surrey, the English county side confirmed on Monday.
Sri Lankan coach Graham Ford has reportedly declined the offer to extend his two-year term beyond January 2014 and has indicated that he will quit after that period.
Sri Lanka cricket team coach Graham Ford is hopeful that his wards will put up a better performance against the Australians in the third Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney.
Sri Lankan coach Graham Ford has expressed disappointment over the poor form of his players and believes they lack the ‘firepower’ after they faced a crushing blow in the first Test by Australia.
Australian batsman Michael Hussey has been lauded as ‘world cricket`s superman’ capable of playing into his 40s by Sri Lankan coach Graham Ford, after his latest batting masterclass broke the Lankan spirit in the first Test at Blundstone Arena.
Graham Ford says dropped catches by England in the first Test in Galle allowed skipper and batsman Mahela Jayawardene to smash 180.
Graham Ford has been appointed coach of the Sri Lankan cricket team, with the triangular ODI series in Australia next month going to be his first assignment.
Geoff Marsh`s unimpressive four-month stint as Sri Lanka coach is almost over with the SLC set to appoint former South Africa coach Graham Ford as the Australian`s successor.
Former Proteas coach Graham Ford believes the pitch at Kingsmead in Durban will favour South Africa``s bowling line-up in the second Test against Sri Lanka, starting on Monday.
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