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

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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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