Karachi: Former Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur has clarified that it was a dining knife that current Pakistan batting coach Younis Khan had on then batting coach Grant Flower’s throat and not a real one.
According to sources, Mickey said that Younis did not intend any harm to Grant. “It was a dining knife that Younis Khan had in his hand. I calmed Younis down and just wanted him to get runs in the second innings which thankfully he did.”
Yesterday, Grant revealed that once he tried to gave some batting advice to Younis, he held a knife to his throat.
“Younis Khan… quite tough to master. Obviously, a brilliant career. I remember one incident in Brisbane, during the Test, at breakfast I tried to give him a bit of batting advice, not that my career was anywhere near his regarding stats, as he is the highest scorer in Pakistan Test cricket,” he narrated.
It must be noted Grant served as batting coach of Pakistan men’s team from 2014-19. He is currently the batting coach of Sri Lanka men’s team.
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