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EXCLUSIVE: Ian Healy comes clean on cricket’s most famous sledge – Wide World of Sports

‘I don’t like seeing it, it’s horrible’



It’s one of the most famous sledges in Australian cricket history, but the reality is that it simply didn’t happen.
Sri Lanka’s 1995-96 tour of Australia was mired in controversy. From ball-tampering accusations, that the great Richie Benaud described as akin to a French farce, to the Boxing Day Test that saw Muttiah Muralitharan no-balled for throwing.
During the final one-day match of the summer at the SCG, Healy and Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga became involved in a heated confrontation,…

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