New Sri Lanka coach discovers a cricketing gold mine

Thirteen years ago Mickey Arthur encountered a hell hole in Sri Lanka when his South African cricket team was crushed under the might of a Mehela Jayawardena-Kumar Sangakkara partnership of 624 runs.

But times have changed for the born-again coach as he immediately struck gold in the form of a truckload of Sri Lankan cricketers at his second coming that will be his property for the next two years while the country looks for a reawakening of the team’s fortunes that have taken a beating over the past 24 months…

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  1. Goldmine of cricket talent? Where ? In Sri Lanka? I think he meant a gold mine of corrupt politicians who appoint ineffective administrators who over the years have managed to destroy a top notch cricketing breeding ground.

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