Misbah-ul-Haq could also be requested to give up Pakistan chief selector publish | Cricket Information

KARACHI: Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq might be requested to relinquish his position as chief selector after the crew returns from England because the cricket authorities are contemplating appointing a brand new individual for the job.
In response to a PCB supply, a high-profile former quick bowler is into consideration to exchange Misbah because the chief selector.
“The PCB now feels that it’s best if the burden was diminished on Misbah and permit him to give attention to his job as head coach as theRE are a variety of necessary ICC occasions developing within the subsequent three years,” the supply advised PTI.
“Wasim Khan the PCB CEO was in England lately and has additionally noticed from shut quarters how Misbah is dealing with each obligations. Wasim additionally spoke to Misbah in England and having a brand new chief selector is now an choice for the Board,” he said.
“When Misbah was initially appointed as head coach and chief selector final 12 months, the primary individual in Pakistan cricket historical past to be given this twin position, there was skepticism whether or not the previous captain would be capable of do justice to each obligations,” the supply mentioned.
He mentioned that the choice of getting a brand new chief selector can be into consideration as a result of the Board desires to inject extra life into the choice course of.
“A former quick bowler recognized for his outspoken feedback and who was an enormous star in his taking part in days is into consideration and after the England collection is over issues might be finalized with him,” the supply mentioned.
The supply mentioned the board had intently watched the choice course of for the checks in England and felt that Misbah had not dealt with the strain nicely.
“The sensation is that within the third Take a look at the place a fifth bowler ought to have been performed and likewise one pacer rotated, Misbah got here beneath strain from the social media and media and retained Fawad Alam within the taking part in eleven,” the supply added.
The Board additionally lately inducted three new members on the nationwide choice committee together with former Take a look at gamers, Basit Ali, Faisal Iqbal and Abdul Razzaq.
The supply additionally confirmed that there was no hazard to the captaincy tenure of Azhar Ali not less than for the subsequent few months.
“All this discuss him being eliminated as captain after the collection just isn’t taking place as a result of he has been appointed captain for 12 months by the Pakistan board,” the supply added.
“So after the England collection Azhar has the chance to play in home cricket and get again his type and stick with it as captain,” he mentioned.
He mentioned equally the board had additionally given Babar Azam a 12-month tenure as captain of the white ball codecs.
“Babar’s tenure is extra necessary as Pakistan prepares for the approaching World Cups in T20 and 50-over codecs.”

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