Thilina Kandamby joins Sri Lanka Team as specialist coach

Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand 2023

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Former Sri Lankan cricketer and three-time LPL winning coach Thilina Kandamby is set to join the Sri Lanka white-ball squad as a specialist coach for the ongoing tour of New Zealand.

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Kandamby, the head coach of the Jaffna franchise in the Lanka Premier League, managed to guide his team to three titles in a row and currently serves as the assistant Head Coach of the Sri Lanka ‘A’ team.

The Sri Lanka white-ball squad which will face off New Zealand in 3-match ODI and T20I series left the island for New Zealand today.

WATCH – Sri Lanka Cricket White ball Team Departure to New Zealand 2023

The 3 ODIs are an integral part of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League, Sri Lanka needing 3 wins to give them any chance of avoiding the World Cup qualifiers.