Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Sandeep Bhammer confirms Waqar Younis’s coaching appointment in SLPL

Sandeep Bhammer, the CEO of Somerset Entertainment Ventures Ltd, has confirmed that former Pakistan cricketer and Pakistan head coach, Waqar Younis, will coach in the inaugural season of the Sri Lankan Premier League.
According to Bhammer, he was one of six appointments that have been finalized regarding the coaching positions. However, Kandurata province has not yet selected their coach. Waqar Younis will be the head coach for the Ruhuna province team.  
They have also appointed two local coaches- Duleep Mendis and Naveed Nawaz. Duleep Mendis will coach Basnahira while Naveed Nawaz will be the head coach for Uva. To add international flavor of the tournament, they have appointed Shane Duff, Tom Moody and Trevor Bayliss from Australia.
Shane Duff and Trevor Bayliss has been appointed as head coaches for Nagenahira and Wayamba while Tom Moody will coach Utuhura.