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'Slap on Pakistan cricket': Misbah-ul-Haq slams PCB on potential rehiring of Mickey Arthur
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'Slap on Pakistan cricket': Misbah-ul-Haq slams PCB on potential rehiring of Mickey Arthur

According to a report in ESPNcricinfo, Arthur, a former Pakistan coach, is likely to return to the Pakistan setup as the men’s team director.

Shahid Afridi reacts to reports of Mickey Arthur becoming online coach of Pakistan, says it's 'beyond comprehension'
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Shahid Afridi reacts to reports of Mickey Arthur becoming online coach of Pakistan, says it's 'beyond comprehension'

Reacting to reports, Afridi said that “he does not quite understand how online coaching will work in the Pakistan team.”

Mickey Arthur set to be Pakistan team director, will travel with team during high-profile events: Reports
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Mickey Arthur set to be Pakistan team director, will travel with team during high-profile events: Reports

The manner in which the operations will be conducted is quite unusual and the first of its kind in international cricket as Pakistan will not name anyone else as a head coach.

Mickey Arthur set to rejoin as Pakistan head coach
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Mickey Arthur set to rejoin as Pakistan head coach

Under Mickey Arthur's tenure as head coach between 2016 and 2019, Pakistan won the Champions Trophy and became number one in the Twenty20 international rankings.

Mickey Arthur rejects offer to return as Pakistan cricket team coach
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Mickey Arthur rejects offer to return as Pakistan cricket team coach

PCB said Mickey Arthur won't be able to take up the role right away as he has a long-term contract with Derbyshire.

PCB trying to bring back Mickey Arthur as Pakistan head coach: Report
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PCB trying to bring back Mickey Arthur as Pakistan head coach: Report

As per reports, Najam Sethi, head of the PCB cricket management committee, is also not in favour of retaining Babar Azam as Test captain.

'It's like India are playing with 12 players': Ex-Pakistan coach praises Hardik Pandya, compares him with Jacques Kallis
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'It's like India are playing with 12 players': Ex-Pakistan coach praises Hardik Pandya, compares him with Jacques Kallis

After taking India home in the final over against Pakistan, Hardik Pandya's efforts were well acknowledged by the cricket fraternity.

T20 World Cup 2021: Coach Mickey Arthur says 'sky's the limit' for Sri Lanka in 2022 edition
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T20 World Cup 2021: Coach Mickey Arthur says 'sky's the limit' for Sri Lanka in 2022 edition

Sri Lanka ended their campaign with a fighting 20-run win over the West Indies in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, ousting the defending champions from the race for the last four

T20 World Cup 2021: Sri Lanka 'shattered' after 250 days in bio-bubble, says coach Mickey Arthur
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T20 World Cup 2021: Sri Lanka 'shattered' after 250 days in bio-bubble, says coach Mickey Arthur

Sri Lanka, who were champions in 2014, tackle 2016 winners West Indies in their final group game having won just one of their four Super 12 matches.

ICC T20 World Cup 2021: PCB appoints Matthew Hayden, Vernon Philander in coaching roles for for mega event
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ICC T20 World Cup 2021: PCB appoints Matthew Hayden, Vernon Philander in coaching roles for for mega event

The appointments of Hayden and Philander come just a week after head coach Misbah-ul-Haq Misbah-ul-Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis resigned from their respective posts after two years in the job.

India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts' squad hits back at criticism with social media boycott
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India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts' squad hits back at criticism with social media boycott

The South African coach said players were getting "absolutely hammered" and it was affecting their judgement and mood as they prepare for the T20 World Cup later this year.

India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts’ skipper Dasun Shanaka insists ‘no heated exchange’ with coach Mickey Arthur after 2nd ODI
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India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts’ skipper Dasun Shanaka insists ‘no heated exchange’ with coach Mickey Arthur after 2nd ODI

Speaking for the first time about the animated exchange of words caught on camera soon after losing the three-match series to India on Tuesday, Shanaka said Arthur should not have done it publicly.

Watch: Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur, captain Dasun Shanaka caught in heated argument after losing to India in 2nd ODI
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Watch: Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur, captain Dasun Shanaka caught in heated argument after losing to India in 2nd ODI

Post the match, a video of Arthur and Shanaka arguing on the field went viral on social media. In the video, the Sri Lanka head coach appeared to be furious at his players after they lost to India on Tuesday, 20 July.

India vs Sri Lanka: 'A very good debate', Mickey Arthur brushes off claims of scolding Dasun Shanaka on camera
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India vs Sri Lanka: 'A very good debate', Mickey Arthur brushes off claims of scolding Dasun Shanaka on camera

Sri Lanka's South African coach was seen sharing heated words with Shanaka and gesturing at the captain on the field after the game they lost by three wickets.

Pakistan made a mistake by removing Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain, Mickey Arthur after 2019 WC, says Rashid Latif
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Pakistan made a mistake by removing Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain, Mickey Arthur after 2019 WC, says Rashid Latif

Sarfaraz and Arthur had combined well to take Pakistan to the Champions Trophy title in 2017.

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Door not closed on senior players, says visitors' coach Mickey Arthur
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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Door not closed on senior players, says visitors' coach Mickey Arthur

Sri Lanka left Mathews, Karunaratne, Dinesh Chandimal and other senior players behind for their three one-day internationals in Bangladesh.

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Dimuth Karunaratne and Co aim to end long drought in Test format
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Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Dimuth Karunaratne and Co aim to end long drought in Test format

Sri Lanka will start a two-match series against Bangladesh on Wednesday, aiming for their first Test win since January 2020.

Sri Lanka's new bowling coach Chaminda Vaas quits three days after appointment over pay dispute
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Sri Lanka's new bowling coach Chaminda Vaas quits three days after appointment over pay dispute

Sri Lanka Cricket said it was "disheartening" that Vaas had made the "sudden and irresponsible move on the eve of the team's departure based on personal monetary gain".

West Indies vs Sri Lanka: Lahiru Kumara tests positive for COVID-19 on eve of visitors' departure to Caribbean
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West Indies vs Sri Lanka: Lahiru Kumara tests positive for COVID-19 on eve of visitors' departure to Caribbean

Lahiru had been with the rest of the 35-man squad in a bio-secure bubble since 10 February.

Sri Lanka to go ahead with West Indies tour in spite of COVID-19 positive tests of Lahiru Thirimanne, coach Mickey Arthur
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Sri Lanka to go ahead with West Indies tour in spite of COVID-19 positive tests of Lahiru Thirimanne, coach Mickey Arthur

Sri Lanka Cricket had been negotiating to delay the series since 52-year-old coach Arthur and 31-year-old Thirimanne tested positive. The series which was originally due to start on Saturday.