Mickey Arthur and Dasun Shanaka have been seen engaged in a heated change after 2nd ODI vs India.© Twitter
Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur on Wednesday dismissed options that he berated skipper Dasun Shanaka in entrance of cameras after they lost a one-day series 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 collection. 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.
— cric enjoyable (@cric12222) July 20, 2021
He appeared to point that Shanaka ought to go along 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 really an excellent debate, no have to make mischief out of it,” Arthur mentioned on Twitter responding to match commentator Russel Arnold’s remark that the change ought to have been held within the dressing room.
Russ we win collectively and lose collectively however we study on a regular basis!Dasun and myself are rising a group and we each have been very pissed off we didn’t recover from the road!It was really an excellent debate,no have to make mischief out of it!
— Mickey Arthur (@Mickeyarthurcr1) July 20, 2021
Sri Lanka went into the collection with accidents and with out batting coach Grant Flower who examined constructive for Covid-19 on his return with the group from a tour of England the place they misplaced each the ODI and Twenty20 collection.
Top scorer Charith Asalanka, who made 65, mentioned Sri Lanka thought that they had 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 great whole (of 275), however we misplaced the plot alongside the best way,” Asalanka mentioned.
Sri Lanka’s younger group was emotional after dropping the collection, he mentioned. The remaining ODI is on Friday and the three-match T20 collection begins on Sunday.
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