Sri Lanka’s Ramesh Subasinghe appointed Head coach of WI Academy

April 6, 2024
Sri Lanka’s Ramesh Subasinghe appointed Head coach of WI Academy

Ramesh Subasinghe, a former Sri Lankan first-class cricketer, has been appointed as the Head Coach of the West Indies Men’s Academy by Cricket West Indies (CWI).

Prior to joining CWI, Subasinghe held various coaching positions, including Head Coach of the New Zealand Cricket Men’s Development Programme and Pathways Head Coach and Talent Development Manager for the Otago Cricket Associations.

He possesses an ICC Global Level 3 coaching qualification and is also a qualified Coach Development with New Zealand Cricket. In addition to his qualifications, Subasinghe has demonstrated expertise in areas such as high-performance systems, technical remediations, sports bio-mechanics, skills development, injury prevention, and bowling loads management.

The recruitment process for the Head Coach position attracted a significant number of applicants, with 53 individuals competing for the role. After a thorough vetting process, 12 candidates were shortlisted, representing diverse cricketing backgrounds and expertise.

Ultimately, 6 finalists from Guyana, Jamaica, the United Kingdom, South Africa, and Sri Lanka were selected, highlighting CWI’s commitment to inclusivity and global talent scouting.