Our Coaches

Prabath Nissanka – Head Coach of Melbourne Cricket Coaching

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Accredited LEVEL III High performance cricket coach and Fitness Trainer.

Sri Lanka National cricket team opening fast bowler, who strives to share his expertise and knowledge with young and upcoming cricketers. Prabath served as the Assistant National Bowling Coach for the Sri Lankan Cricket team. After arriving in Melbourne, Prabath became the Head Coach of Casey-South Melbourne Cricket Club. He completed his fitness training accreditation and now is the head coach of Melbourne Cricket Coaching

Prabath Nissanka played Test and ODI cricket for Sri Lanka. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. He is one of the quickest bowlers produced by Sri Lanka. Prabath had an impressive debut in Sharjah in October 2001, picking up two wickets in the process. He is a member of the MRF Foundation for pace bowlers.

Prabath played a pivotal role as a vital team player of Sri Lanka’s ICC Cricket World Cup squad in 2003 and his 4/12 helped Sri Lanka to restrict Canada to 36 runs, which is a World Cup record. In his last test match, he took 5/64 against West Indies in Kingston.


 

Vimesh Wickramasinghe (Assistant Coach)

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Vimesh Wickramasinghe is a former first class cricketer in Sri Lanka. He is a top order right hand batsman and right arm off spinner.

He selected to Sri Lanka Development squad and Sri Lanka Spin Bowling squad. He has 6 years of experienced playing Sri Lankan cricket under 23 premier league.

At the age of 21 , he migrated to Australia as a professional cricketer to continue his career. He is currently an active player of Australia premier cricket.