Paul Farbrace resigns as Sri Lanka's coach

Under Paul Farbrace, Sri Lanka won the Asia Cup and also grabbed the World Twenty20 title after beating India in the final in Dhaka earlier this month.

updated: April 22, 2014 16:35 IST
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Colombo: Sri Lanka were left searching for their seventh coach in four years after Paul Farbrace resigned on Tuesday to take up a possible assignment with England, Sri Lanka Cricket said. (Also read: Mudgal panel agrees to probe IPL scam)

Farbrace, 46, has been linked to the post of assistant coach to Peter Moores, who was named England's chief coach last week replacing Zimbabwean Andy Flower.

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have yet to confirm Farbrace's appointment, but Sri Lankan chiefs appeared certain that the Englishman will return to his home nation.

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