The former chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Zaka Ashraf has claimed that they only appointed Australian Dav Whatmore as the head coach of the national team in 2012 after then serving coach Mohsin Khan didn't respond to the board.
After Younis Khan's salvo fired at former players for not speaking out on his axing from the national one-day squad, some of them have decided to speak up and said the senior batsman deserved better treatment and more respect from the cricket authorities.
Former Zimbabwe all-rounder Grant Flower will join Pakistan tomorrow as a batting coach even as the Cricket Board (PCB) had announced South African Grant Luden as the team`s new fielding coach-cum-trainer.
In what can draw further flak for Samajwadi Party, Abhishek Mishra, a minister in Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s Cabinet on Saturday said that `deployment of constable behind every woman in the state is practically impossible`.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that former interim coach Mohsin Khan is `free` to take his grievance regarding the appointment of fast bowling legend Waqar Younis as head coach to the court.
Former Pakistan opener Mohsin Khan, who had also applied for chief coach`s post has accused the PCB today of promoting "tainted" and "dubious" former players in key positions in the national team without taking names of Moin Khan and Waqar Younis.
Pakistan may have been humbled in their World Twenty20 opener against India but former captain Javed Miandad is confident that Mohammed Hafeez`s men will stay alive to make the final where he expects them to face off against the arch-rivals once again.
The impressive batting form of Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi against India and Bangladesh respectively in the Asia Cup has reportedly raised his team`s hopes of regaining the title of the upcoming World Twenty20 tournament.
The Interim Management Committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) at its meeting this week shortlisted three candidates to take over as head coach of the national team for the Asia Cup and the World T20 Cup to be held in Bangladesh in the next three months.
Former Pakistan cricket coach Mohsin Khan has stated that he felt awkward for veterans Shoaib Malik and Abdul Razzaq who were declared unfit for the South Africa tour after being named in Pakistan squad just a few days ago.