Geoff Marsh

  • Geoff Marsh takes legal action against SLC May 23, 2012

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has said its sacked coach and former Australian cricketer Geoff Marsh had sent a letter of demand over his dismissal five months ago. Sri Lanka Cricket president Upali Dharmadasa confirmed on Wednesday that Marsh had sent a letter of demand, but declined to discuss further...
  • SL better prepared for Oz conditions: Marsh February 1, 2012

    Melbourne: The Sri Lankan players are unlikely to struggle on the bouncy Australian pitches in the upcoming tri-series as they have performed well in similar conditions in South Africa, the island nation's sacked coach Geoff Marsh said. India have struggled to cope with the conditions and lost the Test series 0-4...
  • Sri Lanka chief defends coach Marsh's sacking January 28, 2012

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's cricket chief defended the sacking of Australian coach Geoff Marsh and the selection of a new team captain, saying the changes would help usher in a new era of "cricketing excellence." "We will reap the benefits of these changes in the fullness of time," Sri Lanka Cricket president...
  • Ranatunga slams Sri Lanka sacking of Marsh January 27, 2012

    Colombo: Legendary Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga on Thursday slammed his country's sacking of Australian coach Geoff Marsh as "disgraceful" and "unprofessional." Marsh was this week replaced by South African Graham Ford. The move followed Tillakaratne Dilshan quitting the captaincy on Monday. Former skipper Mahela Jayawardene was brought in to...
  • Short-term skipper Jayawardene denies infighting January 27, 2012

    Colombo: New Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene said he has taken up the Sri Lanka captaincy for a short term and rejected the Sports Minister's allegation that politics and infighting within the playing squad has caused the team's recent slump. Jayawardene said that the team has collectively made mistakes but disunity...
  • SL sack coach Marsh, bring in Ford January 26, 2012

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket on Wednesday sacked its Australian coach Geoff Marsh and replaced him with South African Graham Ford as part of a major shake-up following the national team's poor run. Marsh's sacking came after Tillakaratne Dilshan quit his captaincy on Monday and former skipper Mahela Jayawardene was brought in...
  • Ford to replace Marsh as Lankan coach January 22, 2012

    Colombo: Geoff Marsh's unimpressive four-month stint as Sri Lanka coach is almost over with the SLC set to appoint former South Africa coach Graham Ford as the Australian's successor. Ford coached the Proteas for two years from 1999 to 2001, taking over from the late Bob Woolmer. An official announcement on this...
  • SL sports minister asks team to shape up December 6, 2011

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's sports minister has told the nation's cricket team to start talking to each other to help end their losing streak, saying a lack of communication was the main problem in the squad. Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage met the players, selectors and administrators on Tuesday to find a solution...
  • New ODI rules no problem, say SL, Pak coaches November 9, 2011

    Dubai: Rival coaches Geoff Marsh and Mohsin Khan said they were comfortable with the change in rules as Pakistan and Sri Lanka play under them for the first time in the opening day-night match on Friday. Teams will have to start the batting and bowling Powerplays at the beginning of any...