When Sir Garfield Sobers coached Sri Lanka in 1982

This old black-and-white photo depicts a training session of the Sri Lanka cricket team in 1982. Sir Garfield Sobers, the ultimate legend from Barbados who celebrated his 85th birthday on 28 July, is the Coach. The late Gamini Dissanayake brought down Sir Gary, world’s greatest all-rounder, to coach the budding Test cricket team, with the cost of that bright initiative being borne by Rajendran Rajamahendra, Chairman of the Maharaja Group, who passed away last month.

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