Mickey Arthur

Sri Lanka Appoint Mickey Arthur as ‘Consultant’ Head Coach

The Sri Lanka cricket team has appointed Mickey Arthur has their new ‘consultant’ head coach, the Sri Lanka cricket board confirmed on Thursday.

The South African takes over from Rumesh Ratnayake, who served in the role in an interim capacity, after then incumbent Chandika Hathurusinghe had to be let go with the country’s sports ministry dissatisfied with the team’s results through the first half of 2019.

Arthur, who is no stranger to high profile jobs in cricket, has previously coached South Africa, Australia and Pakistan, with whom he was associated till the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales.