Colombo: The way India defeated Sri Lanka in the second ODI match played in Colombo was heart breaking. Due to this defeat, there was a storm in the Sri Lankan team. Sri Lankan coach Mickey Arthur and his captain Dasun Shanaka were seen fighting each other on the middle ground. Sri Lanka gifted the won match to India, which enraged Sri Lankan head coach Mickey Arthur.
Sri Lanka’s coach and captain clashed on the middle ground
Sri Lanka’s head coach Mickey Arthur and captain Dasun Shanaka clashed with each other on the middle ground. Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar together snatched the victory from Sri Lanka. The biggest pain was seen on the face of Sri Lankan coach Mickey Arthur. When the match was over, Mickey Arthur clashed with Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka on the middle ground. The video of their tussle is becoming fiercely viral on social media.
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Controversy over Mickey Arthur’s behavior
Former Sri Lankan legend Russell Arnold has commented on this behavior of Mickey Arthur after the second ODI between India and Sri Lanka. Russell Arnold tweeted, “The conversation between the coach and the captain should not be on the field but in the dressing room.
That conversation between Coach and captain should not have happened on the field but in the dressing room
— Russell Arnold (@RusselArnold69) July 20, 2021
Coach and captain were seen arguing vigorously
In this video Dasun Shanaka and Mickey Arthur are arguing vigorously on something. When Arthur was seen targeting the captain about something, Dasun Shanaka was seen trying his best to convince him from his side. After this, Mickey Arthur was seen going out of the field with a smile.
Bravery of Chahar and Bhuvneshwar
Indian team defeated Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in the second ODI. Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar shared an unbeaten 84 runs for the eighth wicket and put the lost match in India’s bag. It is the result of the bravery of Chahar and Bhuvneshwar that India have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
Deepak Chahar changed the picture of the match
India had lost 7 wickets for 193 runs at one point in this match and needed 83 runs in 14.5 overs to win, but Deepak Chahar, batting at number 8, scored 69 runs in 82 balls. Gave and changed the picture of the match itself.
India won ODI series
The Indian team defeated Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in the thrilling second ODI. It is the result of the bravery of Chahar and Bhuvneshwar that India have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. In the first ODI, India defeated the hosts by seven wickets. Unlike the first match, Sri Lanka was on the verge of victory at one point, but Chahar and Bhuvneshwar snatched the victory with the bat. Batting first, Sri Lanka gave India a challenging target of 276 runs, but Chahar turned the dice with Bhuvneshwar with an unbeaten 84-run partnership for the eighth wicket. India achieved the target in 49.1 overs for seven wickets.