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KJP’s bargaining powers further diminish

Mickey Arthur

As Sri Lanka were crashing to another heavy defeat in Cardiff, former England coach David Lloyd reminded us some harsh truths. He said that Sri Lanka probably needed an Arjuna Ranatunga to get under the skin of England.

Arjuna had many ways to skin a cat. He would walk those singles, arrive late for the toss, target opposition’s best bowler 24 hours before the contest by calling him overrated. Then he would purposely forget his opposite number’s name, calling Alec Stewart by the name of Michael Atherton, just to remind the England captain that he was there by default than merit…

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