Monday, November 29, 2021

Mickey arthur resigns from sri lanka team coach post cricketers emotional like test captain dimuth karunaratne

New Delhi. Mickey Arthur has stepped down as the coach of the Sri Lankan cricket team. Now he will serve as ‘Head of Cricket’ in Derbyshire. Mickey Arthur The last series with the Sri Lankan team will be against the West Indies, which is going to start from November 21. 2 test matches will be played in this series. Many players of the Sri Lankan team looked emotional after his resignation from this post. Sri Lanka Test Captain Dimuth Karunaratne He even described Mickey Arthur as a father figure to some players.

Due to the corona virus epidemic, all the countries had closed their borders, so Mickey had to stay in Sri Lanka. Now he will leave for Derbyshire. On the advice of the Technical Committee of the SLC headed by Arvind de Silva Sri Lanka national team Many coaches were asked to reapply for their roles. Meanwhile, Arthur decided not to stop with the Sri Lankan team.

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Mickey Arthur, who was the coach of South Africa, has previously been the coach of Western Australia, the Australian team and pakistan cricket team Have also worked with this post. The special thing is that he did not play any international match in his career but he proved successful as a coach. Sri Lanka’s Test team did not achieve any major achievements during Arthur’s tenure, but the team did well in the limited overs format. However, as a T20 coach, he could not do much as Sri Lanka had to be out in the T20 World Cup.

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka’s Test captain Dimuth Karunaratne said, ‘Mickey is a different kind of coach. He is someone who instills a lot of confidence. When you reach this level, your mental side is more important than skill and how is your preparation. Mickey treats every player differently, which gives him confidence.

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Karunaratne said of Arthur, ‘He is a father to some, a friend to some. He knows how to handle each and every player. He has built a lot of confidence in the team. We saw a lot of players who were already doing well, got better under him. He is a very good coach. I am disappointed that he is leaving us. Actually, as players, we are very sad but I am sure he will do a great job for Derbyshire.

Tags: Chamika Karunaratne, Cricket news, Dimuth Karunaratne, Sri Lanka Cricket Team, Sri Lanka National Cricket Team

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