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SLC coaches to obtain ICC Level 3 certification

Sri Lanka Cricket announced that four of their specialist consultant coaches namely Hashan Tillakaratne, Avishka Gunawardene, Hemantha Devapriya and Oshadi Weerasinghe would be travelling to the UAE later this month to complete their ICC Level 3 Coaching certification.

The specialist coaches who have been working with the national teams over the past months will participate in the ICC Academy Level 3 Coaching Course at the Dubai Sports City on the sponsorship of Sri Lanka Cricket which views it as a strategic investment into specialist resources.

The selected coaches are currently employed as SLC specialist consultant coaches and are assigned to various national teams.


Meanwhile, SLC also announced the recruitment of former Sri Lanka cricketer Thilan Samaraweera as batting coach to the national team for a period of three years.

Samaraweera known for his patient and relentless batting style was most recently batting consultant with the Bangladesh team.

Samaraweera ended his career on March 2013, retiring from international cricket with a career averages of 48.76 from 81 Tests.

He also played in 53 ODIs.

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