PCB likely to sack whole host of foreign coaches after World Cup debacle: report – Magazine Creations

With Pakistan skipper Babar Azam hanging like a pendulum after a dismal performance in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, another report has emerged that the Pakistan Cricket Board may sack its entire group of foreign support staff.

Pakistan coach Grant Bradburn, team manager Mickey Arthur and batting coach Andrew Bottic are likely to be released after the team’s disappointing showing in the 2023 World Cup in India, according to the Pakistani news channel. Sama TV.

Apart from this, the report added that PCB Chairman Zakat Ashraf is scheduled to hold an emergency meeting with former commander Younis Khan on Tuesday and announce the decision, Bloomberg News reported. HT.

Review meeting:

PCB members will review Pakistan’s poor showing in the ongoing ICC Men’s World Cup, where Babar Azam-led Pakistan have managed to win just four of their nine league matches. They failed to book a place in the semi-finals and finished fifth in the points table.

It may be noted that this was the second consecutive ODI World Cup where Pakistan failed to progress beyond the group stage. Also in the 2015 World Cup, they were stopped in the quarter-finals.

Omar Gul replaces Morne Morkel:

Earlier on November 13, Pakistan bowling coach Morne Morkel resigned. Pakistan reshuffled its coaching staff earlier this year to include Morkel, Arthur, Bradburn and Boteach.

Babar Azam praises Indian hospitality:

Meanwhile, Pakistan captain Babar Azam expressed his happiness at the love and support his team received in the host country.

The Pakistan skipper said: “To be honest – initially, I got a lot of love from India, a lot of support. Not just me, but the entire team. Of course, I couldn’t get a good score. My target was to get a good batting score.” “I didn’t have a target to score 50 or 100. The main thing was to make a winning team. A performance that helps the team, not my individual performance. I played slow, I played ‘fast, depending on the situation.’ I play according to the situation and what my team needs.”

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Updated: November 14, 2023, 07:41 PM IST


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