Mickey Arthur Confirms That Younis Khan Held A Knife At Grant Flower

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Mickey Arthur Younis Khan Grant Flower
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Mickey Arthur confirmed that Younis Khan held a knife at Grant Flower and hence, here is a look at what Pakistan’s former head and batting coaches had to say about the incident.

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What Grant Flower Said

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Flower while recalling the incident said, “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 didn’t take kindly to my advice and brought a knife to my throat, with Arthur sitting alongside, who had to intervene. Yeah, it’s been interesting but that’s part of coaching. It makes it a hell of a journey, and I’ve really enjoyed it. I’ve still got a lot to learn, but I’m very fortunate to be in the position I am.”

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What Mickey Arthur Said About The Younis Khan Grant Flower Incident

Mickey Arthur Younis Khan Grant Flower
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While confirming the incident between Younis Khan and Grant Flower Mickey Arthur said (quoted by Saj Sadiq of PakPassion), “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.”