Sri Lanka National Team’s Newly Appointed Head Coach Mickey Arthur held first practice session with the national players were held on the 5th December at the RPICS, Colombo. Sri Lanka’s Cricket Board (SLC) Thursday announced Mickey Arthur’s appointment as head coach of the national team.
Arthur – who previously coached South Africa, Australia and Pakistan- said he had his first interaction with players on Thursday and was impressed with the level of talent.
“I looked at the talent and that is the key motivating factor,” he said.
“The amount of talent they have is great, but it is teaching them how to use that talent and when to use it.”
Former Zimbabwe Test player Grant Flower was appointed the new national batting coach, Australian David Saker was made bowling coach while Shane McDermott was placed in charge of fielding training.