Thilan Samaraweera appointed batting consultant for New Zealand

Bipin Dani  

Former Sri Lankan batsman Thilan Samaraweera will be a batting consultant for the visiting New Zealand team. This was revealed by their Head coach Gary Stead. 

Samaraweera joins New Zealand
Samaraweera to join New Zealand as batting consultant

Speaking over telephone from New Zealand, the coach said, “Peter Fulton (23, Tests, 49 ODIs and 12 T20Is) will be batting coach, however, Samaraweera will assist the team”.

Also Read - ICC Elite Panel of Umpires: S Ravi omitted, Gough-Wilson added

“Samaraweera’s services have been hired for only two Test matches”, Stead further added.

New Zealand is scheduled to play two Tests, and three Night T20I matches on this tour.

No services of any other Sri Lankan player has been sought by the New Zealand Cricket  board.

Samaraweera has worked with the Sri Lankan and Bangladesh teams in the past and returned to Australia a month ago.

Like and Share the news if you liked it.

Related Articles

Shoriful’s fifer seals dominating victory for Bangladesh U19

Watch: Shoriful Islam sends Mariu’s leg-stump walking

Bangladesh U-19 start off New Zealand tour with a huge win

New Zealand to tour Scotland in 2020

Bangladesh U-19 set to travel to New Zealand on Monday