Mickey Arthur and Dasun Shanaka had been seen engaged in a heated change after 2nd ODI vs India.© Twitter
Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur on Wednesday dismissed 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-game 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.
— cric enjoyable (@cric12222) July 20, 2021
He appeared to point that Shanaka ought to go together 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 truly an excellent debate, no must 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 be taught on a regular basis!Dasun and myself are rising a workforce and we each had been very annoyed we didn’t recover from the road!It was truly an excellent debate,no must make mischief out of it!
— Mickey Arthur (@Mickeyarthurcr1) July 20, 2021
Sri Lanka went into the sequence with accidents and with out batting coach Grant Flower who examined constructive for Covid-19 on his return with the workforce from a tour of England the place they misplaced each the ODI and Twenty20 sequence.
Prime scorer Charith Asalanka, who made 65, mentioned 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 very good whole (of 275), however we misplaced the plot alongside the best way,” Asalanka mentioned.
Sri Lanka’s younger workforce was emotional after shedding the sequence, he mentioned. The ultimate ODI is on Friday and the three-match T20 sequence begins on Sunday.
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