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December 14, 2019
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Mickey Arthur likely to be Sri Lanka’s new head coach

Former Pakistan Coach, Mickey Arthur is likely to replace Chandika Hathurusingha to be Sri Lanka’s next head coach. Arthur is likely to take the position before Sri Lanka’s forthcoming Test tour of Pakistan, which is scheduled to begin from December 11.

In a statement, SLC, CEO, Ashley de Silva said, “We are having discussions with Mickey. We think we will be able to reach an agreement.” 

Further he said, “He had won the 2017 Champions Trophy with Pakistan, and had also taken Pakistan to the No. 1 spot in T20s. He’s a well-known coach and he’s been around for a while.”

Arthur brings huge coaching experience, other than Pakistan, Arthur has had coached South Africa and Australia. It was Arthur under whose guidance, Pakistan could become the number one T20 side. 

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