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Mickey Arthur misses PSL, says Karachi Kings Zindabad

South African served as Karachi Kings’ head coach in the first four seasons of PSL

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Former Pakistan and Habib Bank Limited (HBL) Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Karachi Kings’ Head Coach Mickey Arthur has said that he misses the tournament while praising its quality of cricket.

Arthur served as Karachi Kings’ head coach in the first four seasons of PSL but was replaced by former Islamabad United Head Coach Dean Jones for the fifth season of HBL PSL.

“PSL is a fantastic tournament and I love it. It has done wonders for Pakistan cricket. The standard of the cricket is great and everything that goes with it is fantastic,” said Arthur. “Karachi Kings Zindabad.”

“I do miss PSL but obviously I’m with Sri Lanka now and I’m enjoying it,” he added.

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Earlier, while replying to a question in the post-match press conference, Karachi Kings’ prolific batsman Babar Azam had also admitted that he missed Arthur but was looking forward to working with the franchise's new coach Dean Jones.

"We obviously miss him [Arthur] since we have really good memories with him," said Babar after his team’s win over Peshawar Zalmi on Friday, February 21. "However, we cannot dwell on the past and need to move forward."