Former Sri Lanka and Bangladesh trainer joined the New South Wales Blues Monday as an assistant to Phil Jaques. It’s the second one stint on the Sydney-based membership for the skilled former opening batsman, who was once sacked via Sri Lanka after their lacklustre International Cup marketing campaign ultimate 12 months. He held a identical function from 2011 and 2014. “It is likely one of the best possible operating environments I’ve skilled being a part of NSW,” he mentioned. “The most efficient phase is there’s at all times a large number of ability coming thru NSW cricket.”
In his earlier stint, Hathurusingha labored with the likes of established Check avid gamers Michael Clarke, Brad Haddin and Shane Watson, at the side of rising abilities and .
He mentored present trainer Jaques all the way through the ultimate season of his taking part in profession with the Blues.
“It is implausible for our crew that we have got any person of Chandi’s revel in and he is labored with NSW prior to so he understands our tradition,” Jaques mentioned.
“He is been a global trainer who has labored with one of the vital best possible avid gamers on the earth.”
Hathurusingha performed 26 Checks for Sri Lanka between 1991 and 1999 as a compact right-hand batsman, and was once additionally a to hand medium-pace bowler.
He was once appointed Sri Lanka trainer in December 2017 after a a hit three-year spell answerable for Bangladesh, however departed after ultimate 12 months’s International Cup the place they completed 6th.