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Sri Lanka’s sacked cricket coach Chandika Hathurusingha demands $5 mn compensation

The former Sri Lankan Test star and coach made the claim after the two sides failed to agree the terms of his termination last summer.
File image of Chandika Hathurusingha(AFP/Getty Images)
File image of Chandika Hathurusingha(AFP/Getty Images)
Published on Jan 05, 2020 01:15 PM IST
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Colombo | ByAFP

Sri Lanka’s sacked cricket coach demands 5 million dollars as compensation

The former Sri Lankan Test star and coach made the claim after the two sides failed to agree the terms of his termination last summer.
Former Sri Lankan cricket team head coach Chandika Hathurusingha.(Getty Images)
Former Sri Lankan cricket team head coach Chandika Hathurusingha.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jan 05, 2020 01:08 PM IST
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Colombo | ByAgence France-Presse

Sri Lanka cricket team name experienced Mickey Arthur as head coach

The 51-year-old former first class cricketer has enjoyed a more illustrious career as a head coach with the national teams of South Africa, Australia and Pakistan.
A file photo of Mickey Arthur.(Action Images via Reuters)
A file photo of Mickey Arthur.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Dec 05, 2019 05:48 PM IST
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Colombo | ByReuters

After being axed by PCB, Mickey Arthur set to be Sri Lanka’s next coach: Report

According to a report in ‘ESPNCricinfo’, Flower will be Sri Lanka’s batting coach for the limited-overs format, while Sekar will be their new bowling coach.
File image of Mickey Arthur.(File)
File image of Mickey Arthur.(File)
Updated on Dec 04, 2019 10:52 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Sri Lanka suspend coach Chandika Hathurusingha ahead of New Zealand series

Cricket board chairman Shammi Silva said former Sri Lanka fast bowler Rumesh Ratnayake was made interim coach pending a final decision on the status of Hathurusingha.
Chandika Hathurusingha takes part in a press conference in Colombo.(AFP)
Chandika Hathurusingha takes part in a press conference in Colombo.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 07, 2019 09:03 PM IST
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Colombo | ByAgence France-Presse

Sri Lanka cricket coach Chandika Hathurusingha given deadline to quit: Sports minister

Harin Fernando said Hathurusingha would be given until the start of Sri Lanka’s home Test series against New Zealand, which begins on August 14, to quit and make way for a new coach.
File photo of Sri Lankan cricket team head coach Chandika Hathurusingha.(AFP/Getty Images)
File photo of Sri Lankan cricket team head coach Chandika Hathurusingha.(AFP/Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 30, 2019 10:38 PM IST
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Colombo | ByAFP

Sri Lanka to sack coaches over World Cup failure: Officials

Sri Lanka cricket was in crisis when Hathurusingha was appointed in December 2017, after a successful three-year spell in charge of Bangladesh.
Sri Lanka's captain Dimuth Karunaratne, center, interacts with team coach Chandika Hathurusingha(R).(AP)
Sri Lanka's captain Dimuth Karunaratne, center, interacts with team coach Chandika Hathurusingha(R).(AP)
Updated on Jul 19, 2019 02:03 PM IST
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Colombo | ByAFP

ICC World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka coach vows to stay on despite World Cup exit

Sri Lanka started the tournament as rank outsiders and finished sixth of the nine teams, registering one of their three wins against the world’s top-ranked one-day international side and hosts England.
Sri Lanka's head cricket coach Chandika Hathurusingha(AFP)
Sri Lanka's head cricket coach Chandika Hathurusingha(AFP)
Published on Jul 08, 2019 03:40 PM IST
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Colombo | ByAFP

ICC World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka coach warns of South Africa World Cup threat

Hathurusingha said South Africa still posed a threat in Friday’s match, even though they will be heading home after the group phase.
Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka head coach Chandika Hathurusingha(Action Images via Reuters)
Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka head coach Chandika Hathurusingha(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Jun 27, 2019 08:56 PM IST
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Chester-le-Street | ByAFP

ICC World Cup 2019: Tweaks that transformed the Tigers of Bangladesh

Bangladesh have generally done well at the Asia Cup. But the goalposts have shifted.
Bangladesh's Liton Das celebrates after running out Afghanistan's Ikram Alikhil.(Action Images via Reuters)
Bangladesh's Liton Das celebrates after running out Afghanistan's Ikram Alikhil.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jun 25, 2019 07:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Southampton | BySomshuvra Laha

South Africa seek to continue home dominance as ailing Sri Lanka visit

Their recent 3-0 sweep of Pakistan was South Africa’s seventh successive home test series victory, a run that included a triumph over number one ranked India and a 3-0 whitewash of the Sri Lankans on their last tour in the 2016/17 season.
South Africa's bowler Kagiso Rabada, centre, is congratulated after dismissing Pakistan's Faheem Ashraf .(AP)
South Africa's bowler Kagiso Rabada, centre, is congratulated after dismissing Pakistan's Faheem Ashraf .(AP)
Updated on Feb 12, 2019 02:24 PM IST
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Durban | ByReuters

Opinion: Back head coach, allow him freedom to build the side

The Sri Lankan board has ignored advice by stalwarts and allowed too many first-class teams, which has diluted the standard of the game
Sri Lanka'S Dasun Shanaka (R) and coach Chandika Hathurusingha (L) speak during a training session at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium(AFP)
Sri Lanka'S Dasun Shanaka (R) and coach Chandika Hathurusingha (L) speak during a training session at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium(AFP)
Updated on Sep 26, 2018 03:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRex Clementine

Asia Cup 2018: Malinga one of the best death bowlers in the world, says Sri Lanka coach

Sri Lanka head coach Chandika Hathurusingha has said that fast bowler Lasith Malinga, who made his way back to the national ODI side after almost a year, fits perfectly well into the team’s equation ahead of the upcoming Asia Cup.
Sri Lankan cricketer Lasith Malinga takes part in a training session at the Dubai Sports city.(AFP)
Sri Lankan cricketer Lasith Malinga takes part in a training session at the Dubai Sports city.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 14, 2018 06:53 PM IST
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Dinesh Chandimal returns to Sri Lanka T20 squad after serving ban

Chandimal was included in a 15-member squad for the one-off T20 that will round off South Africa’s tour of the island nation Tuesday in Colombo, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement.
Dinesh Chandimal (R) chat with Chandika Hathurusingha (L) of Sri Lanka take part in a training session one day before the 3rd Test between West Indies and Sri Lanka at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados, on June 22, 2018.(AFP)
Dinesh Chandimal (R) chat with Chandika Hathurusingha (L) of Sri Lanka take part in a training session one day before the 3rd Test between West Indies and Sri Lanka at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados, on June 22, 2018.(AFP)
Published on Aug 09, 2018 05:39 PM IST
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Colombo | ByAgence France-Presse

Sri Lanka seeks ‘clear rules’ on ball tampering after Dinesh Chandimal ban

Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal refused to take the field for two hours on Day 3 of the second Test against the West Indies last month after he was accused of ball tampering on the previous day.
Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal was handed a two-match ban in relation to ball tampering.(REUTERS)
Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal was handed a two-match ban in relation to ball tampering.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 18, 2018 05:46 PM IST
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Colombo | ByAgence France-Presse

Dinesh Chandimal named in Sri Lanka Test squad despite suspension threat

Dinesh Chandimal, Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha and manager Asanka Gurusinha have admitted breaching the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) code of conduct.
Sri Lanka’s Dinesh Chandimal has been named in squad for the two Tests against South Africa.(Reuters)
Sri Lanka’s Dinesh Chandimal has been named in squad for the two Tests against South Africa.(Reuters)
Published on Jul 05, 2018 09:02 PM IST
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Sri Lanka seek ICC leniency for Dinesh Chandimal in ball-tampering fiasco

Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal, along with coach Chandika Hathurusingha could be banned for two Tests after accepting to bringing the game in disrepute during the second Test against West Indies in St Lucia.
Dinesh Chandimal (C) of Sri Lanka looks at the ball in umpire Aleem Dar's hand while Shai Hope (L) and Devon Smith (2L) of West Indies watch during day 3 of the 2nd Test between West Indies and Sri Lanka at Daren Sammy Cricket Ground, Gros Islet, St. Lucia, on June 16, 2018.(AFP)
Dinesh Chandimal (C) of Sri Lanka looks at the ball in umpire Aleem Dar's hand while Shai Hope (L) and Devon Smith (2L) of West Indies watch during day 3 of the 2nd Test between West Indies and Sri Lanka at Daren Sammy Cricket Ground, Gros Islet, St. Lucia, on June 16, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 01, 2018 12:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Former England Test cricketer Steve Rhodes named new Bangladesh coach

Former Worcestershire county team coach Steve Rhodes has been named as the coach of Bangladesh national cricket team. He will replace Chandika Hathurusingha
Bangladesh have been without a coach since Chandika Hathurusingha stepped down in October(Twitter)
Bangladesh have been without a coach since Chandika Hathurusingha stepped down in October(Twitter)
Updated on Jun 07, 2018 07:17 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse, Dhaka | ByAgence France-Presse

Courtney Walsh to continue as Bangladesh head coach

Bangladesh will again be coached by Courtney Walsh as they face Afghanistan in three Twenty20 internationals.
Courtney Walsh was appointed interim Bangladesh coach following Chandika Hathurusingha’s resignation.(AFP)
Courtney Walsh was appointed interim Bangladesh coach following Chandika Hathurusingha’s resignation.(AFP)
Updated on May 27, 2018 02:41 PM IST
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Courtney Walsh to remain Bangladesh interim head coach for Afghanistan series

Courteny Walsh has been the interim head coach of Bangladesh’s cricket team after the departure of Chandika Hathurusingha and he will remain in that post for the three-match T20I series vs Afghanistan.
Courtney Walsh’s tenure as the interim head coach of Bangladesh has been extended for the three-match Twenty20 series against Afghanistan starting on June 3.(Getty Images)
Courtney Walsh’s tenure as the interim head coach of Bangladesh has been extended for the three-match Twenty20 series against Afghanistan starting on June 3.(Getty Images)
Updated on May 14, 2018 11:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Nic Pothas steps down as Sri Lanka cricket team fielding coach

Nic Pothas was handed the Sri Lanka cricket team interim head coach’s role last June following Graham Ford’s exit and was considered a contender for the permanent position.
Nic Pothas decided to step down as the Sri Lanka cricket team fielding coach on Tuesday.(File Photo)
Nic Pothas decided to step down as the Sri Lanka cricket team fielding coach on Tuesday.(File Photo)
Published on Apr 17, 2018 01:58 PM IST
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