Afghanistan ropes in former SL’s cricketer Avishka Gunawardene as batting coach for Pakistan series

Afghanistan Cricket Board on Wednesday (August 18) designated previous Sri Lankan batsman Avishka Gunawardene as the group’s batting mentor for the forthcoming ODI series against Pakistan, planned for Sri Lanka from September 1-5. Gunawardene replaces previous South African batsman Hylton Deon Ackerman in the job.

Gunawardene has filled in as the Sri Lanka public men’s group’s batting mentor and has likewise instructed the Sri Lanka An and Emerging groups while this will be his first significant task since being found not guilty identifying with supposed breaks of the Emirates Cricket Board’s enemy of defilement code during the T10 competition in the UAE in 2017.

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The 44-year-old is the most recent enroll of ACB in the new past as an individual from their administration in the wake of having marked Shaun Tait as their bowling trainer.

Cricbuzz comprehends Gunawardene will be in control just during the series against Pakistan and later ACB is relied upon to take a choice in regards to broadening his agreement, subject to his endorsement.

Tait and Gunawardene are relied upon to join the group in Sri Lanka straightforwardly.

In the interim, ACB CEO Hamid Shinwari told that they are certain that cricket won’t be influenced notwithstanding Taliban taking reins of Afghanistan.

Cricbuzz comprehends that Afghanistan’s public camp which was in progress before the Taliban assumed control over the reins of the nation, will likewise continue without further ado. Afghanistan have effectively held two ability advancement camps as of late, both of about fourteen days each.

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A top ACB official demanded that they are trusting all that will be all together in the coming days taking everything into account considering Kabul air terminal remaining parts shut after the Taliban’s takeover of the city.

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