KARACHI: World T20 winner Umar Gul would be the bowling coach for former Pakistan Super League champions Quetta Gladiators within the sixth version of PSL.
Gul is referred to as one one of the best T20 bowlers of all time. He will exchange legendary all-rounder Abdur Razzaq because the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) determined towards issuing non-objection certificates to nationwide coaches and head coaches of provincial groups.
Quetta Gladiators proprietor Nadeem Omar says he’s delighted to have Gul on board.
“Gul will bring in his wealth of experience and his appointment will prove very beneficial for the likes of speedsters Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah and Usman Shinwari,” Geo News reported Nadeem as saying.
“He ruled the T20 format for years so we couldn’t have asked for a better replacement and it’s like a family member returning to the team. I also want to thank Razzaq for his exceptional services over the years.”
The 36-year-old performed 47 Tests, 130 ODIs and 60 T20Is for Pakistan and took 163, 179 and 85 wickets respectively. He represented the Gladiators within the first two seasons of PSL.
Quetta Gladiators head coach Moin Khan believes this transfer will show helpful for the staff.
Gul achieved the very best ever rankings amongst bowlers within the T20 format in a current announcement by the International Cricket Council.
The fast-bowler mentioned that he can’t wait to get going with the Gladiators.