Mickey Arthur

  • After sacking, angry Arthur wanted Australia to lose Ashes 02-04-2014 01:38 PM

    Sydney: The manner of his sacking as Australia coach still rankles Mickey Arthur but the resentment was so strong when it had happened that he wanted his former wards to lose the Ashes last summer. Though Australia failed to make the semis of the ongoing World T20, they have done...
  • CPL team Tallawahs appoints Arthur as coach 21-03-2014 01:49 PM

    Kingston: Former Australia cricket coach Mickey Arthur will take charge of defending champions Jamaica Tallawahs for the upcoming Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The organisers confirmed that the South African, who also coached the Proteas for several years, will replace Englishman Paul Nixon. The Tallawahs beat Guyana Amazon Warriors in the...
  • Former Aussie cricket coach Arthur rules out England job 17-02-2014 07:11 AM

    Dumped Australia cricket coach Mickey Arthur Friday ruled out applying for the vacant England job after being appointed head of the Super 15 rugby team Western Force's development programme. The South African, who was ousted just before the start of the Ashes series in England last year with two years...
  • Ponting says Arthur was wrong for Australia 13-02-2014 08:59 AM

    Sydney: Former Test captain Ricky Ponting says Cricket Australia made an error in appointing South Africa's Mickey Arthur as national coach in 2011. In a recorded interview, to be aired on Saturday on Australia's Nine Network, Ponting said Arthur, who was one of the world's most successful and admired coaches...
  • Happy with Australia's performance: Mickey Arthur 19-12-2013 03:27 PM

    Melbourne: Mickey Arthur, who was sacked unceremoniously by Cricket Australia (CA) as the Australia coach earlier this year, has moved on in his life. The South African has tried to keep himself away Australia's Ashes win but he is happy. Earlier this year, with less than three weeks before the...
  • Ashes win justifies Arthur sacking: CA chief 18-12-2013 08:54 AM

    Sydney: Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland on Wednesday said Australia's comprehensive Ashes victory justified the decision to sack Mickey Arthur as coach, hailing the team's new mindset. South African Arthur was fired just 16 days before the start of the Ashes in England earlier this year after a shambolic Test...
  • Brad Haddin lashes former coach Arthur as 'insecure' 19-11-2013 04:32 PM

    Brisbane: Wicketkeeper Brad Haddin on Tuesday took a swipe at Mickey Arthur, criticising the former Test coach as insecure and saying he set back the Australian team. Haddin said Arthur's successor Darren Lehmann has turned Australia's dressing room and demeanour around ahead of Thursday's first Ashes Test against England at...
  • Arthur reaches deal with Cricket Australia over sacking 31-07-2013 06:30 PM

    Former Australia coach Mickey Arthur has come to a financial settlement with Cricket Australia (CA) following his sacking from the national team last month, the two parties said in a joint statement on Wednesday. The South African was replaced by Darren Lehmann just over two weeks before the Ashes series...
  • Mickey Arthur confident of 'fair' deal with CA 24-07-2013 01:03 PM

    Sydney: Former national coach Mickey Arthur is confident he will reach a "fair and reasonable" settlement with Cricket Australia when conciliation talks on his unfair dismissal claim resume next week. The South African was unceremoniously dumped last month, just weeks before he was due to lead Australia into an Ashes...
  • Arthur lawsuit no Ashes distraction, says Clarke 17-07-2013 08:08 PM

    London: Australia captain Michael Clarke insists his team is confident and united ahead of Thursday's second Ashes Test against England despite the leaking of explosive revelations in a lawsuit by former coach Mickey Arthur. The second Test in the five-match series at Lord's is spectacularly set up after underdog Australia...
  • Team unity no easy task during Ashes, says Cook 17-07-2013 07:31 PM

    London: England captain Alastair Cook said team spirit could never be taken for granted as Australia battled to present a united front after accusations of dressing room disharmony made by ex-coach Mickey Arthur. The South African was sacked just 16 days before the first Test against Ashes-holders England at Trent...
  • Arthur upset at confidential lawsuit being made public 17-07-2013 12:58 PM

    Melbourne: Sacked Australia coach Mickey Arthur has been left "extremely upset and disappointed" after his confidential lawsuit against Cricket Australia was leaked to the media leading to a massive controversy. "I am extremely upset and disappointed that confidential documents appear to have been given by others to the media," Arthur...
  • Arthur's claim sounds like sour grapes: Warne 16-07-2013 09:07 PM

    London: Reacting to sacked Australian coach Mickey Arthur's explosive claims, legendary spinner Shane Warne on Tuesday said the South African's comments sounded like "sour grapes" and that he should be "grateful" for being given a chance to coach the Aussies. "It sounds like sour grapes to me and it's pretty...
  • Clarke termed Watson a 'cancer' on the team, claims Mickey Arthur 16-07-2013 04:51 PM

    In a series of sensational claims that has sent shockwaves through the Australian camp, team's former coach Mickey Arthur has revealed that Michael Clarke termed team-mate Shane Watson as a "cancer" on the team. Arthur, who was sacked as Australia coach 16 days prior to The Ashes, on Tuesday sued...
  • Mickey Arthur sues CA over dismissal: report 16-07-2013 03:47 PM

    Sydney: Sacked national coach Mickey Arthur is seeking up to $4 million in compensation or his job back from Cricket Australia, claiming he was racially discriminated against, local media reported on Tuesday. South African-born Arthur - Australia's first foreign head coach - was fired last month before the Ashes series...
  • Warner 'gutted' by any role in Arthur's axing 16-07-2013 09:34 AM

    London: Australian batsman David Warner has admitted he is devastated by the idea that his off-field behaviour may have played a part in the sacking of national coach Mickey Arthur. Arthur was sensationally ditched just days out from the first Ashes Test, apparently paying the price for a 4-0 Test...
  • Sacked Arthur taking legal action over CA axing 13-07-2013 12:09 PM

    Sydney: Sacked coach Mickey Arthur has hired a legal firm and is seeking compensation after Cricket Australia tore up his contract last month, a report said on Saturday. The South African, the first foreign-born coach of the Australian team, was sacked just 16 days before the start of the Ashes...
  • Double blow for Arthur, loses mother after sacking 26-06-2013 07:12 PM

    Melbourne: "Shocked and shattered" at being sacked as coach of the Australian cricket team, Mickey Arthur also suffered a personal blow after his mother passed away following a long battle with cancer. Having been axed on Monday, Arthur was en route to South Africa via Dubai after hearing that his...
  • Arthur absolves players of blame 25-06-2013 01:26 PM

    Bristol: Mickey Arthur refused to blame the players after he was sacked as Australia's head coach just 16 days before the start of the Ashes series in England. The South African, the first foreign-born coach of the Australian team when appointed in November 2011 after guiding South Africa and then...
  • Ashes wake-up call sounds for Australia 25-06-2013 12:05 PM

    Sydney: The firing of Mickey Arthur was hailed on Tuesday as the wake-up call Australia so badly needed to fight for the Ashes against England. Darren Lehmann was appointed the new coach of the Australia cricket team on Monday ahead of the first Test in Nottingham on July 10 following...
  • Arthur focuses on Malinga as Warner affair agitates 16-06-2013 09:00 AM

    London: Under-pressure Australia coach Mickey Arthur tried to focus on cricket and the threat posed by Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga as the fall-out from the David Warner affair continued on Saturday. Title-holders Australia must beat Sri Lanka at The Oval on Monday to have any chance of qualifying for the...
  • Fatherhood has made me more compassionate: Shane Watson 28-04-2013 12:55 PM

    Jaipur: Shane Watson was a man in turmoil when he left the tour of India last month after being disciplined by the team management but the Australian all-rounder says he forgot his troubles as soon as he had his new-born child in his arms. Watson was one of the six...