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Durham cricket academy U– 19 team visited Sri Lanka on a short tour, during the Month of February.

During their stay they under went serious training under the guidance of max cricket

Academy coaches.

The manager of the academy team  Mr. John Windows commented to the press that their

tour of Sri Lanka was a tremendous success, SLC Coaches were knowledgeable and always willing to teach..

Nottinghamshire team from UK too underwent training at the max cricket academy. During their short stay. Their players were able to gain experience in different conditions and also utilized the services of net bowler’s spin / pace.

The concept behind this venture is to generate some income for SLC and in addition to Sri Lankan Coaches to interact with foreign Coaches and players.

Sri Lanka Cricket with the aim of uplifting the Coaching knowledge of the Coaches around the country, established its Coach Education Unit in June 2008.

Coach Education Unit housed at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, is equipped with facilities to bring the local coaches with latest updates in coaching, and tutoring methods. Facilities such as Coaching CDs, DVDs Videos and Books are available at the Education Unit. Viewing facilities are available at the premises with the state of a art conference hall.

Lectures and practical coaching sessions are carried out by a panel of specialized  and certified coaches in different departments of the game.

Sri Lanka Cricket Provincial Centre’s too are issued with Coaching CDs and DVDs to facilitate the development of coaching skills at Provincial level. Another step taken by the Coach Education Unit, SL Cricket to enhance coaching skills.

Level 1 Coaching Course commenced in May 09. Coach Education Programs are scheduled to commence in May 09 and will be held in provincial centres.

SLC Strength and Conditioning Department

The department is staffed by dedicated and enthusiastic professionals who implement individualized training programs and supervise and monitor all aspects of player fitness.

The current staff-