Renowned Trainer, Dilshan Fonseka will oversee the Sri Lanka National Cricket Team for the upcoming two-match Test series against Pakistan in place of regular Trainer Nick Lee.
The 34-year old former Kent batsman, Lee has been in-charge of the Sri Lanka team since September 2016.
As per reliable sources, he has taken leave and gone back to England for reason pertaining to a family medical emergency and will not be in Sri Lanka before the Test squad led by Dimuth Karunaratne leaves the island on the 8th of December.
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Sri Lanka will play two Test matches in Rawalpindi (11-14 December) and Karachi (19-23 December) as part of the ICC World Test Championship.
Fonseka held the position for a brief period in 2016 before SLC appointed Lee. He is currently in-charge of the Sri Lanka ‘A’ team and has been lauded for his excellent work done behind the scenes at the High Performance Center at R. Premadasa Stadium.
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Fonseka has previously worked at St. Joseph’s College and Ragama Cricket Club as their Trainer. He has even trained the Dhaka Dynamites in the Bangladesh Premier League.
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