I cannot see any improvement in the performances of the Sri Lankan cricket team as Sri Lanka has shifted its focus from school cricket to clubs. There is no need to send teenagers to Australia because the standard of Sri Lankan schoolboys is far higher than the Aussies.
More money should be spent at the schoolboy level than clubs. But in Sri Lanka the clubs have the votes and that means the power and unless that is changed, Sri Lanka cricket will keep sliding.
Voting should be restricted to the major affiliated bodies and not
individual clubs. The Sara tournament should comprise not more than 10 clubs. Australia,
South Africa, New Zealand and since two seasons ago England has followed this style.
Its time Sri Lanka changed their tournament structure but changing rules means
losing votes. So its back to square on .
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