Ruwan Kalpage Set to Leave Sri Lanka Cricket…
The former Sri Lankan All rounder and the current assistant coach of Sri Lanka Cricket Ruwan Kalpage chosen as the assistant coach of Bangladesh. However, the appointment due to confirm from the Bangladesh Cricket Board as Kalpage yet to leave his job.
We cricturf learnt that Kalpage is no longer available with the National team who is preparing for their Test series against visitors Pakistan in Galle.
Ruwan Kalpage played for Sri Lanka cricket as a spinning all rounder from 1993 to 1999. He joined the Sri Lankan National team in the same year he has resigned as the fielding coach before taking the role back in 2001.
Then he has joined with the Bangladesh National Cricket Academy as the head coach before joining back with the Sri Lanka Crickets National set up as the fielding coach.
Kalpage promoted as the acting assistant coach last April after the former Head coach Paul Farbrace departure to assist Marvan Atapattu. The appointment of the acting assistant coach appointment extended till August as the Pakistan team arrived to end the national teams tidy schedule.
Sri Lanka Cricket yet to issue the clearance for Ruwan Kalpage to take the new job as the assistant of Sri Lanka former Test cricketer Chandika Hathurusingha. Hathurusinghe is the new head coach of Bangladesh National Cricket team.
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