Arthur, Saker, McDermott recruited by Sri Lanka Cricket in overhaul of coaching unit — report

Mickey Arthur, Grant Flower, David Saker and Shane McDermott have been signed ‘on two-year contracts,’ Sri Lanka Cricket’s CEO Ashley de Silva has confirmed.

Mickey Arthur is set to take over as Sri Lanka’s head coach. SLC has agreed a two-year contract with Arthur, the former South Africa, Australia and Pakistan coach, with a formal announcement to be made shortly.

Joining his backroom staff will be Grant Flower as batting coach, David Saker as bowling coach, and Shane McDermott as fielding coach, in what is a complete overhaul of the team’s coaching setup.

“They will all be joining on two-year contracts,” SLC CEO Ashley De Silva confirmed…

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