Chaminda Vaas appointed new Sri Lanka bowling coach

Johannesburg, Feb 21 (ANI): Former seam bowler Chaminda Vaas has been appointed as the head bowling coach for the Sri Lankan national team for a period of two years.

According to a statement by Sri Lanka Cricket, Vaas will head a three-member unit that will also comprise former seam bowling coach Champaka Ramanayake, Sport24 reports.

Vaas, who had captured 355 wickets in 111 Tests and 400 wickets in 322 ODIs, had worked for the New Zealand team as a consultant during their two-Test tour of Sri Lanka last year, which ended in a 1-1 draw, the report added. (ANI)