Mickey Arthur to leave Sri Lanka to become Derbyshire's head of cricket – Sky Sports

Mickey Arthur will leave his role as Sri Lanka head coach to become Derbyshire’s head of cricket.

Role at Derbyshire first in county cricket for Mickey Arthur, who has coached native South Africa plus Australia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in international cricket; Arthur says Derbyshire “won’t fear any team” under his tenure, which will begin after Sri Lanka’s series vs West Indies

Arthur, 53, will replace former Zimbabwe captain Dave Houghton at The Incora County Ground, with the 64-year-old having left the role at the end of the 2021 season.

The job at Derbyshire will be Arthur’s first in county cricket and he will take the reins after Sri Lanka’s two-Test series at home to the West Indies, which begins on Sunday and concludes in early December.[…]

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  1. Thank you Mickey. Glad to hear you fell in love with our country which is not surprising with its culture enriched with Buddhist ethos. We all are happy as you do with the recent progress shown by our team. Thank you for that. Wish you Best at Derbyshire.