The Colombo Strikers franchise has named Simon Helmot as its Head Coach for the upcoming Lanka Premier League (LPL) season.
Helmont, who has worked in several franchise leagues around the world, will have Jerome Jayaratne as his Assistant Coach and Chaminda Vaas as his Bowling Coach.
"I am really excited to work with Colombo Strikers as the Head Coach. I'll be coaching a team in the Lanka Premier League for the first time and I cannot wait to start a new thrilling journey. The team already has some power-packed players and we are looking forward to building a strong team in the upcoming LPL Auction," Helmot said in a media release shared by the franchise.
Vaas, one of the best fast bowlers produced by the country said, "With my hometown being a suburb of Colombo, the city has always been close to my heart. And therefore, I am really thrilled to be the Bowling Coach of the Colombo Strikers. The Lanka Premier League has provided fantastic opportunities to youngsters all around the world and it'll be wonderful to work with amazing talents in an exciting T20 competition."
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