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Chandika Hathurusingha sees opportunity for struggling Sri Lanka cricket team

Chandika Hathurusingha said Wednesday he sees opportunity as the new head coach of Sri Lanka cricket team despite a string of humiliating defeats.

“It will not be pressure but an opportunity,” the 49-year-old former Test batsman told reporters after being named to the post on December 8.

“I am proud to take this opportunity to coach my own country to maximise the potential that we see from outside.