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Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur says spat with captain was ‘good debate’ | Cricket News – Times of India


COLOMBO: Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur on Wednesday disregarded solutions that he berated skipper Dasun Shanaka in entrance of cameras after they misplaced a one-day sequence to India.
India handed Sri Lanka’s 275-9 with 5 balls to spare in Colombo on Tuesday to document a win that gave them a 2-0 lead within the three-recreation sequence.
Sri Lanka’s South African coach was seen sharing heated phrases with Shanaka and gesturing on the captain on the sphere after the sport they misplaced by three wickets.
He appeared to point that Shanaka ought to go with him off the sphere however the captain didn’t budge whereas Arthur walked away, in a video broadly shared on social media.
“It was actually a very good debate, no need to make mischief out of it,” Arthur stated on Twitter responding to match commentator Russel Arnold’s remark that the change ought to have been held within the dressing room.

Sri Lanka went into the sequence with accidents and with out batting coach Grant Flower who examined optimistic for Covid-19 on his return with the group from a tour of England the place they misplaced each the ODI and Twenty20 sequence.
Top scorer Charith Asalanka, who made 65, stated Sri Lanka thought they’d received the sport, however India’s decrease order fought again.
From 193-7, Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar placed on an unbeaten stand of 84 for the eighth wicket to safe India’s win.
“We thought we put up a good total (of 275), but we lost the plot along the way,” Asalanka stated.
Sri Lanka’s younger group was emotional after shedding the sequence, he stated. The closing ODI is on Friday and the three-match T20 sequence begins on Sunday.



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