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Sri Lanka’s new bowling coach Chaminda Vaas quits ahead of West Indies tour | Cricket News – Times of India

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka‘s new quick bowling coach give up on Monday inside days of his appointment and compounding issues for the nationwide staff on the eve of their virus-hit tour of the West Indies.
Former Test participant Chaminda Vaas, who on Friday changed Australian David Sekar, resigned over a pay dispute and won’t journey with the staff to the Caribbean, the cricket board mentioned.
Sri Lanka Cricket mentioned it was “disheartening” that Vaas had made the “sudden and irresponsible move on the eve of the team’s departure based on personal monetary gain”.

The sudden exit of Vaas, 47, got here as quick bowler Lahiru Kumara examined optimistic for coronavirus on Monday and dropped out of the staff.
The tour was attributable to begin on Saturday, however postponed after high order batsman Lahiru Thirimanne and head coach Mickey Arthur had been contaminated with Covid-19 earlier this month.
However, the duo have recovered and can be a part of the tour, based on the board.

There was no rapid remark from Vaas about his resolution to step down. He is probably the most profitable Sri Lankan quick bowler, taking 355 wickets in 111 Tests and 400 scalps in 322 one-day internationals.
He retired from Test cricket in 2009, a 12 months after ending his ODI profession.
The cricket board had mentioned Vaas changed Sekar who had cited “personal reasons” to give up the job that he undertook in December 2019 however the 54-12 months-outdated has not but commented publicly.
Sri Lanka are set to go away for the West Indies for 2 Tests, three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 matches.

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