SLC hires two separate analysts for white and red ball matches


Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board will hire the services of two different experienced computer analysts for the upcoming national matches against the visiting Australian team, it is learnt.

According to the sources in the SLC, Prad Navaratnam will be the analyst for the white ball matches (three T-20Is and five ODIs), whereas Shirantha Niroshana will manage the two Test matches.

Incidentally, Prad Navaratnam, who was a head of the Brain Centre and had resigned to move to Australia has now returned as a Lead Analyst for the National Team for the white ball games.

In the meantime, India’s Sridharan Sriram has reached Colombo to join the Australian team as its support staff.

Australian players have in Sri Lanka from different destinations in batches.

Sri Lanka’s former batter and wicketkeeper Upul Fernando (now settled in Australia), who has played over 150 First Class matches, will bring Melbourne West Cricket Academy U-16 team to Sri Lanka.

On their 12-day tour from June 25, the players will also have their parents on this tour, it is confirmed by Upul Fernando.


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