Steve Rixon Sri Lanka’s fielding coach | Sunday Observer

Steve Rixon Sri Lanka’s fielding coach

Steve Rixon has been appointed as the fielding coach of the Sri Lanka cricket team.

The former Australian cricketer, who has coaching experience behind him, will join the team, currently in New Zealand, starting from December 24, 2018.

“We are happy to welcome Steve into the team. I am sure he will be able to help the team move forward. With his expertise the Sri Lanka team’s fielding should improve, which is a vital component of the game,” said Ashley de Silva, CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket.

Rixon will work with the national team until the end of the 2019 World Cup.

In the meantime, Manoj Abeywickrema, the current fielding coach of the Sri Lanka team, will be drafted into the High Performance Centre to work with the Development Squads. 

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