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Wasim Akram to train Sri Lankan bowlers for T20 World Cup

Ahead of ICC Men's T20 World Cup, Sri Lankan bowlers are to be trained by Pakistan cricket legend Wasim Akram.

Colombo: Ahead of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, Sri Lankan bowlers are to be trained by Pakistan cricket legend Wasim Akram.

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The former seamer arrived in Sri Lanka on Wednesday to conduct a two-day training program for national players, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced.

During his coaching session, starting from Thursday, Akram will also train SLC High Performance Coaches (HPC) and the coaches of the major clubs.

“In total, Akram will conduct five sessions, covering the SLC pace academy, HPC, and major club coaches. He will also observe Sri Lanka’s national players’ preparation for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup,” the SLC stated.

The board noted that this program will mark Sri Lanka Cricket’s initiative to bring in the required expertise to enhance the coaching strength of the SLC High Performance Center and the Major Club system in the country.

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IANS
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