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Old March 28, 2011, 02:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Eshen
Well said. That's why I think Fountain should take the charge (with Pont on his side).
I feel it is imperative for any Head Coach to at least have played professional cricket. I couldn't find anything in cricinfo about Fountain's first-class career

To gain the respect of the players at this level a coach needs knowledge of the professional aspect of being a cricketer and their mind set. It doesn't make it impossible but it is a very large hole in a coach's understanding if they have never even taken the field as a player.
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