Nov 25, 2019

Coach and three experts appointed to Cricket team Featured

Together with the appointment of coach Mickey Arthur for the Sri Lanka team, Gnat Flower has been appointed as the batting coach, David Saker as the bowling coach and Shane McDermott has also been signed on by SLC as their new fielding coach. They are expected to take up their appointments by next month.

The three assistant coaches who will be joining the head coach are all experienced having worked with number one teams in the world.   

The batting coach Grant Flower had represented Zimbabwe in 221 ODIs and 67 Tests from 1992 to 2010.

Australian David Saker had earlier served as the bowling coach for the Australian national team.

Shane McDermott had previously served as the fielding coach for the Tasmania Cricket Academy and had served a short stint as an additional coach for the Australian national team.  

Two year contract

The head coach and three assistant coaches have signed a two year contract with Sri Lanka Cricket and in addition to their monthly wages, SLC has provided them with all other facilities.