Sri Lanka Cricket Quotes

"At the rate SLC is getting through them, there may not be coaches left to employ."
Kumar Sangakkara [Source]
Submitted by Neil Weerasekara



"Chandika Hathurusinghe is not available. Gurusinha wants Hathuru but he is not available."
Thilanga Sumathipala [Source]
Submitted by Neil Weerasekara



"Flattered by speculation linking me to India coaching job but I am not looking at full-time positions right now. I am completely focused on current commitments with MI and Khulna."
Mahela Jayawardena [Source]
Submitted by Neil Weerasekara



"Mahela is still short of experience as a senior coach, he may be good as a T20 batting or a fielding coach."
Thilanga Sumathipala [Source]
Submitted by Neil Weerasekara



"A successful coach is a good man-manager. You need to develop a healthy environment in the dressing room. You should give them good space and the players should have the freedom to express themselves. Of course, you need to have the tactical acumen and technical know-how to point out their shortcomings and address them in a diligent manner."
Dav Whatmore [Source]
Submitted by Dias



"When you're coaching, you've got to be precise about delivering your message, and when you're not speaking the same language, you can never really be sure whether what you're saying is being understood the way you meant it to be."
Allan Donald [Source]
Submitted by Ryan



"Should politicians be permitted to serve on the boards of public bodies, such as SLC? Our neighbour India has realised the dangers of politicizing sports. Just recently, the Indian Supreme Court accepted the Lodha Committee’s recommendations to bar Ministers and Government servants from serving on the BCCI. The Sri Lankan public should demand that our own cricket administration follows suit to safeguard our beloved sport from politicization."
Sidath Wettimuny [Source]
Submitted by Hilal



"We've known for a while, but [Sangakkara] is truly one the greatest to have played."
Adam Gilchrist [Source]
Submitted by Jagath Perera