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Dav Whatmore knows what it takes to coach a side to an ICC Trophy against the odds. He did it with Sri Lanka in the World Cup as long ago as 1996; he might do it again with Pakistan in 2012. Whatmore's teams are not afraid of a bit of lateral thinking. In the 1990s he hit upon a neat idea, which would help Sri Lanka to win their first global trophy. The notion of one pinch-hitter at the top of the order was around then.read whole story