Sri Lanka Cricket has appointed fast bowling legend Lasith Malinga as the ‘Bowling Strategy Coach’ of the National Team for the upcoming Tour of Australia.
Malinga, in his new short-term role as a specialist coach, will support Sri Lanka’s bowlers, providing tactical insight and technical expertise to help the on-field execution of strategic plans.
Sri Lanka Cricket in a statement said it is confident that Malinga’s vast experience and renowned death-bowling expertise, especially in the T20 format, will help the team immensely going into this series.
“We have some very talented young bowlers and I am very excited about the opportunity to share my experience and knowledge to help them develop,” Malinga commented after his appointment.
He was appointed by the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket in consultation with the Technical Advisory Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket.
The appointment is effective from February 01 to 20, 2022.