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 http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/442122.html
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.