- As per the brand new coverage, Misbah’s proper to choose the staff was curtailed and captain Babar Azam will now have the ultimate say.
- Sources revealed that the function of a head coach might be advisory.
- New chief selector Muhammad Waseem will announce the squad in opposition to South Africa on Friday.
LAHORE: Amid speculations about head coach Misbah-ul-Haq’s future within the staff, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) curtailed his choice powers as a part of its new coverage forward of South Africa sequence.
The new growth got here after PCB Cricket Committee’s assembly to overview staff’s efficiency throughout New Zealand tour.
According to sources, as per the brand new coverage, Misbah’s proper to choose the staff was curtailed and captain Babar Azam will now have the ultimate say with the session of different committee members whereas deciding on the staff.
“The role of a head coach will be advisory,” the sources added.
New chief selector Muhammad Waseem will announce the squad in opposition to South Africa on Friday. He will seek the advice of the selectors, captain, and Misbah earlier than finalising the staff.
The biosecure bubble of cricketers will begin on January 19 after the announcement of the staff in opposition to South Africa.
Each participant should go a coronavirus take a look at earlier than becoming a member of the staff, the sources notified.
Up till now, Misbah-ul-Haq used to have the ultimate say, whereas the captain was solely consulted. Following the event, the ultimate choice for the South Africa sequence might be performed by Babar Azam, sources disclosed.
Azam, head coach Misbah, amongst different coaches, may even be capable to seek the advice of Younis Khan concerning choice issues.
According to sources, Cricket Committee members Wasim Akram, Umar Gul, and Urooj Mumtaz instructed in opposition to eradicating Misbah.
The Pakistan cricket staff and its administration have come underneath fireplace after the poor efficiency in opposition to New Zealand.
It was the third consecutive away sequence loss in Tests that the Green Shirts suffered through the previous 14 months.