Avishka Gunawardene is new batting coach of Afghanistan

Afghanistan Cricket Board has appointed former Sri Lanka batsman Avishka Gunawardene as their new batting coach. Afghanistan Cricket Board shared the information on their official Twitter.

Avishka Gunawardene has represented Sri Lanka in 6 Exams and 61 ODIs the place he scored 181 and 1708 runs in each codecs respectively. He has one century to his title in ODI cricket.

“Former Sri Lankan batsman and coach, Avishka Gunawardene has been appointed as Afghanistan Nationwide Workforce’s batting coach,” learn a tweet by the official deal with of the Afghanistan Cricket Board.

Earlier, Former Australian quick bowler, Shaun Tait was appointed Afghanistan Nationwide workforce’s bowling coach with speedy impact.

Throughout his prime, Tait was one in every of historical past’s quickest bowlers clocking an excessive tempo of 160 kph.

Shaun Tait was a part of the Australian squad that triumphed within the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007, taking 23 wickets within the match. He was additionally a part of the Australian squad which ended second in ICC T20 World Cup.

Total, Shaun Tait performed 35 ODIs, 21 T20Is and three Exams for Australia taking 62, 28 and 5 wickets in every format respectively. Shaun Tait is a Stage-two licensed coach from Cricket Australia and has coached numerous home and a few worldwide franchise groups together with Melbourne Renegades in BBL.

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