Chaminda Vaas has been confirmed as Sri Lanka's new fast bowling coach.
Former Sri Lanka pace bowler Chaminda Vaas has been taken on as a specialist bowling coach by New Zealand.
Chaminda Vaas will be with Northants again for the 2012 season after signing a new one-year contract.
Chris Rogers and John Simpson helped Middlesex hold Northamptonshire to a draw on the final day at Lord's.
Trialist leg-spinner Tom Craddock claimed 4-70 as Essex beat Northamptonshire by 171 runs at Chelmsford.
Chaminda Vaas could be set for a shock return in the World Cup final after being called up by Sri Lanka as injury cover.
Northamptonshire have announced that Chaminda Vaas will return to the club for the majority of the 2010-11 season.
Northamptonshire have contracted former Sri Lanka paceman Chaminda Vaas for this summer's Twenty20 campaign.
Chaminda Vaas has been drafted into Sri Lanka's squad for the third Test match against Pakistan.
Chaminda Vaas has been recalled to the Sri Lanka Test team to face Bangladesh, but was left out of the one-day squad.
Sri Lanka clinched their first ever Test win in the West Indies with just 40 balls to spare.
Chaminda Vaas has said that he plans to end his international career for Sri Lanka in a year's time.
West Indies closed the third day of the opening Test against Sri Lanka on 269-9, still eight runs short of avoiding the follow-on.
Chaminda Vaas says playing in the County Championship helped improve his batting, after he hit 90 against England in Galle.
Muttiah Muralitharan took three wickets on the final evening as Sri Lanka bowled out England for 261 to win the opening Test by 88 runs.
Score updates from the penultimate round of the season
Andrew Strauss says England have a lot of ‘difficult questions’ to answer ahead of the World Cup.
T20 Champions Lge
Full-on Yorkshire are the pride of the County Championship, says David Lloyd, and deservedly so.