Sri Lanka vs India: Mickey Arthur Says Spat With Sri Lanka Captain Dasun Shanaka Was “Good Debate”


Mickey Arthur and Dasun Shanaka have been seen engaged in a heated trade after 2nd ODI vs India.© Twitter

Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur on Wednesday dismissed ideas 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 file a win that gave them a 2-0 lead within the three-game sequence. Sri Lanka’s South African coach was seen sharing heated phrases with Shanaka and gesturing on the captain on the sector after the sport they misplaced by three wickets.

He appeared to point that Shanaka ought to go together with him off the sector however the captain didn’t budge whereas Arthur walked away, in a video broadly shared on social media.

“It was truly an excellent debate, no must make mischief out of it,” Arthur stated on Twitter responding to match commentator Russel Arnold’s remark that the trade 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 workforce from a tour of England the place they misplaced each the ODI and Twenty20 sequence.

High scorer Charith Asalanka, who made 65, stated Sri Lanka thought that they had gained 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 complete (of 275), however we misplaced the plot alongside the best way,” Asalanka stated.

Sri Lanka’s younger workforce was emotional after dropping the sequence, he stated. The ultimate ODI is on Friday and the three-match T20 sequence begins on Sunday.

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