Graham Ford to step down as Sri Lanka coach

Ford's last assignment with Sri Lanka will be a series of three Tests, five one-day internationals and two Twenty20 games against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates in December.

updated: September 19, 2013 10:19 IST
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Colombo: Sri Lanka will seek a new coach after South African Graham Ford declined to extend his two-year term beyond January, cricket officials said on Wednesday.

"The national coach has indicated of his unavailability to continue after his contract expires in January 2014," Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement.

"He has taken this decision consequent to the discussions he had with his family on the options given by Sri Lanka Cricket."

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