Cricket: Tykes coach Farbrace leaves club

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Yorkshire County Cricket Club have confirmed that Paul Farbrace has left his position as second team coach and taken up the role as Head Coach of the Sri Lanka senior side.

Farbrace will move to Sri Lanka and join the players on their current tour against Pakistan in the UAE.

Yorkshire’s Director of Cricket, Martyn Moxon, said: “Paul is an outstanding coach and deserves to take on this role with Sri Lanka Cricket.”

Meanwhile Tykes pair Jonny Bairstow and Alex Lees have been named in the England Lions squad for their tour to Sri Lanka in February.