Mickey Arthur's claim sounds like sour grapes to me, says Shane Warne

Arthur has reportedly claimed that skipper Michael Clarke had described teammate Shane Watson as a "cancer" on the national cricket team. He also alleged that he was a victim of racial discrimination during his time with the Australian team.

updated: July 16, 2013 21:05 IST
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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 disappointing," Warne said.

"He should have been grateful for the opportunity to coach the Australian team," the leg-spinning great added.

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