SLC to obtain services of Jonty Rhodes, Bharat Arun and Alex Kountouri

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) says it has obtained the services of former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes and Bharat Arun, the former India fast bowling coach, to provide advanced training to local coaches and trainers. The board has also roped in former Sri Lankan physiotherapist Alex Kountouri.
“Sri Lanka Cricket decided to obtain the services of some of the best-known talents in international cricket to provide advanced training for local coaches, trainers, and physiotherapists to enhance their skills and competencies by conducting periodic training programmes in selected areas,” a release by the board stated.

The board also announced an award scheme to recognise and compensate junior cricketers. A decision was also taken to increase the match fees of the players participating in the National Super League.