Sri Lanka coach recalls 'motivating' Imran Khan from cricketing days

Describes Pakistan PM as 'leader', 'great friend of Sri Lanka'
Sep 29, 2019
Rumesh Ratnayake, the Sri Lankan head coach, has turned out to be a fan of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. Speaking at a news conference on Sunday, Ratnayake recalled how Khan had motivated him once during their cricketing days. "At the time I was playing, he had me in his room for 45 minutes. I really appreciate that," he said. "That's one of the things which I really appreciate the most." The Sri Lanka head coach described the Pakistan premier as a "great friend of Sri Lanka and a leader". "He's been a great friend of Sri Lanka, he's been a great friend of ours and I think he's leading you well too," he said. Follow SAMAA English on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

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