Tuesday, 1 December 2020

Tag Archives: Mickey Arthur

Grant Flower apologises with Younis Khan

MANCHESTER: Former Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower has aplogised for his controversial remarks regarding the Younis Khan. Flower had stated that Younis once held a knife to his throat when he offered him batting advice, during tour of Australia. “I apologise for my remarks regarding Younis Khan,” Flower was quoted ...

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Mickey Arthur recalls heated exchange with banned Umar Akmal

LONDON: Sri Lankan cricket Head Coach Mickey Arthur has recollected his heated exchange with banned middle-order batsman Umar Akmal, while admitting that he might have used couple of strong words for him. In 2017, Akmal had stated that Arthur cursed at him in the presence of Chief Selector Inzamamul Haq, ...

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Sri Lanka curfew forces cricket team to improve fitness

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cricket team have been ordered onto customised home training regimes during the coronavirus lockdown by coach Mickey Arthur following frequent accusations of poor fitness. Arthur said the players have been given tailor-made programmes while they wait to see if key tournaments such as the Indian Premier League ...

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Sri Lanka name Mickey Arthur as head coach

COLOMBO: South African Mickey Arthur has been appointed as Sri Lanka’s head coach on a two-year contract, the country’s cricket board (SLC) said on Thursday. The 51-year-old former first class cricketer has enjoyed a more illustrious career as a head coach with the national teams of South Africa, Australia and ...

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Misbah too defensive, not fit for Pak coach: Ramiz Raja

LONDON: Former Pakistan batsmen Ramiz Raja believes Misbah-ul-Haq is too ‘safe’ and has become ‘dated and defensive’ which does not make him an ideal candidate to take over as head coach of Pakistan cricket team. Pakistan’s search for their next head coach is currently ongoing after Mickey Arthur’s contract was ...

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Arthur ‘unsurprised’ by Amir’s decision to retire from Test cricket

LAHORE: Head coach Mickey Arthur termed Mohammad Amir’s decision to retire from Test cricket “unsurprising”, saying the bowler had been thinking about it for over a year. Arthur, revealed the management had tried to ease Amir’s workload over the past year and experimented with the possibility of making him an overseas-only bowler. Ultimately, however, Arthur ...

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Shadab Khan declared fit to play for World Cup

LONDON: Shadab Khan has been declared fit for the World Cup after his latest test results reflected zero viral load in his blood, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced in a press release. The leg-spinner will leave for London on Thursday, May 16, where he will consult Dr Patrick Kennedy ...

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We hate the ‘unpredictable’ tag: Mickey Arthur

BRISTOL: Pakistan have been touted as a team to watch out for at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, thanks to their fine form in English conditions as well as their unpredictability, but Mickey Arthur, their coach, says that’s doing the team a disservice. Pakistan pushed England hard in ...

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Nasser Hussain: You cannot write off Pakistan for this World Cup

LONDON-ICC: Ex-England captain Nasser Hussain has analysed Pakistan s chances for success in this summer s Cricket World Cup in England and Wales, and he s not ruling them out of a potential triumph. Hussain, who played 96 Tests and 88 ODIs for England, described Pakistan as a mercurial outfit, ...

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Pakistan team ready for ICC World Cup: Sarfaraz

LONDON: Sarfaraz Ahmed Captain of national cricket team has said that Pakistan team is ready for the ICC World Cup being held in England from 30th of next month. Speaking at a news conference, he expressed the hope that team will perform best in the mega event. Addressing a joint ...

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