Rediff – Sri Lanka cricket coach Nic Pothas says ‘too many cooks’ are spoiling his efforts to revive the national team and has called for greater autonomy in the wake of yet another confidence-sapping loss against India on Sunday.

Summary

  • Sri Lanka cricket coach Nic Pothas says ‘too many cooks’ are spoiling his efforts to revive the national team and has called for greater autonomy in the wake of yet another confidence-sapping loss against India on Sunday.
  • Sri Lanka were well beaten in the recently concluded three-Test series against India, losing the first two matches inside four days and the last one in three to be whitewashed 3-0.
  • “You do get angry – to say ‘too many cooks’ is probably accurate,” Pothas told reporters after Sunday’s loss, voicing his concerns at the role played by Sri Lanka’s administrators and selectors in running the team.
  • Pothas also asked the selectors to back a set of players and stick with them to give them confidence.
  • “When you get consistency within a team of players, you will see improvements in performance,” Pothas said.


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