Former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq who recently stepped down from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Cricket Committee after showing interest in applying for the national team’s head coach role.
Misbah met PCB Director – International Cricket, Zakir Khan, and conveyed his decision to quit from PCB, and he formally applied for the head coach’s role.
Reflecting on his decision, Misbah said, “It has been interesting to see my name being mentioned as a future head coach of the Pakistan cricket team, but the fact is I only made the decision today.”
Former Pakistan player has said that he is fully aware of the competition for the role.
“I am applying for the head coach’s role fully aware that the competition will be tough as I envisage there will be a few more very competent and highly qualified people applying for one of the most challenging jobs in the game,” – Misbah added
“In saying so, I have to admit it is everyone’s dream to coach Pakistan cricket team, which has tremendous potential to be a force to be reckoned with across all formats,” – Misbah-ul-Haq
PCB has officially advertised for the Head Coach role on 9th August and the last date for the applicants will be on 26th August.
Pakistan Cricket Board has announced that they will look into all the applicants and promised to process them by early of September so that the new team management can assume charge in time to prepare the Pakistan team for the forthcoming international season, which commences on September 27 with the ODI and T20I series against Sri Lanka in Karachi.