November 13, 2020 10:32:26 am
The Pakistan Cricket Board has determined to assessment Misbah-ul-Haq’s efficiency solely after the completion of subsequent yr’s World T20 Cup, giving him a full one-year to show his credentials as a head coach.
“The board has taken a coverage resolution that it might now sit down and assessment whether or not to retain Misbah or usher in a brand new coach solely after the World T20 Cup in India,” a well-informed supply conscious of the developments advised PTI.
He stated that after Misbah determined to relinquish his position as chief selector, the board now needed to see how he copes along with his duty as head coach.
“The sensation was that Misbah was discovering it troublesome to deal with each jobs and now with him having to solely fear in regards to the head coach duty he would possibly ship the products,” the supply stated.
He stated equally Babar Azam, who was additionally appointed Check captain this week, is prone to be given a future by the board.
“Look until Pakistan begins shedding badly in all codecs earlier than the World T20 in India, there will probably be no modifications within the captaincy or head coach positions.”
The supply stated that the board feels Babar is mentally sturdy sufficient to deal with the pressures of captaining Pakistan throughout all three codecs.
“Even the Patron in Chief, Prime Minister, Imran Khan is proud of Babar’s appointment as Check captain instead of Azhar Ali,” the supply added.
He stated that Babar will most likely have a future as captain in all three codecs as he’s solely 26 and has loads of cricket forward of him.
“Once more until he loses type drastically for a very long time, there is no such thing as a different means Babar will lose the captaincy and he will probably be main Pakistan within the World T20 in India.”
The PCB has been making speedy modifications on foundation of 1 or two dangerous outcomes and two latest examples have been Misbah relinquishing his chief selector’s put up and Azhar being stripped of the Check captaincy only one yr after their appointments.
The supply stated that PCB chairman Ehsan Mani, who may be very near Imran Khan, is eager to see a rebuilt Pakistan squad prepared earlier than the subsequent World Cup in India which is why there’s a lot stress now on giving publicity to younger gamers and resting seniors.
The selectors axed seniors cricketers Asad Shafiq, Shoaib Malik and Muhammad Aamir for the tour of New Zealand opting to choose extra youthful gamers.
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