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Domingo to look after players’ interest

Domingo to look after players’ interest

Talha KamalBangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) sacked ex-coach Steve Rhodes for World Cup debacle with 1-year remaining on his contract. South Africa's Russell Domingo has now been given the responsibility to be new mentor of Tigers. Interestingly, the reason for which BCB sacked Rhodes, new coach Domingo also shares the same mentality.Rhodes’ policy was to give cricketers interest greater priority. He encouraged the young cricketers to understand their responsibilities. His main aim was to bring out the best performance from the cricketers without causing unnecessary stress in the dressing room. In a recent interview, Domingo hinted he will go with the same policy as his predecessor.  The South African coach has said that he will work for Bangladesh team by giving priority to the players.For Domingo, cricketers come first, then everything else. Domingo said, “I will look at the interests of the players. I enjoy working with them all the time. The players will be the top priority for me. I have to get the best out of them, help them. The more information they can give, the more I will try to help. Without the players we are nothing. They are the ones who will get my priority. “Since 2011 World Cup, Bangladesh have changed the coach five times because of lack in chemistry with both board and players. However, Domingo does not take these negative aspects while taking charge of Tigers, “I did not think too much about it. I worked in South Africa’s cricket, there were a lot of coaches coming and going. It happens in every co...

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