Hoping that S Sreesanth, who has been dropped for the ICC Champions Trophy, would stage a comeback and emerge stronger, coach Greg Chappell asked the Kerala speedster to convert the setback into an opportunity.
"...But sometimes, what seems like a setback could be a benefit because it gives him a chance to go away and work on a few things that we have had him work on already," Chappell said on Monday.
"I have no doubt that he (Sreesanth) has a choice. And like I told him in the morning, he can let it (the dropping) take him down or he can let it take him up. Thankfully, he has got a very good attitude and he can only get stronger," the former Australian captain said. "That's what it is, just a setback. He will come back."
Chappell said it can be frustrating for the player (when he is dropped). "Whoever missed out would have been unlucky because they all have done some really good work and Sreesanth is improving all the time. His (Sreesanth's) bowling, batting, fielding and fitness are all getting better."