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Whatmore, Arthur strong contenders for Pak coach

High-profile international coaches such as Mickey Arthur, Dav Whatmore and Peter Moores have emerged as the frontrunners to replace Waqar Younis as the Pakistan cricket team coach. Besides, former assistant coach Aaqib Javed, former National Cricket Academy head coach Mudassar Nazar, national team’s former coach Haroon Rasheed and even former captain Javed Miandad could also be in the running for the job, if a three-member committee, formed by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to find a coach for the national team, decides to go for a local coach.
Reports coming close from the committee said that it was already split on whether a foreign or a local coach should replace Waqar. “But the PCB itself is pretty keen on having a foreign coach with a team of Pakistani assistant and specialist coaches. Arthur (South Africa), Whatmore (Australia) and Moores (England) are being eyed for now,” a source said. He also said the committee had asked the former Test captain Rameez Raja to contact the shortlisted candidates immediately.
Rameez played a key role in getting the PCB to sign on former Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer in 2004 to replace Javed Miandad after a home series loss to India. “Rameez who has been asked to assist the committee that is headed by Intikhab Alam and includes Zaheer Abbas and Colonel Naushad Ali, will soon contact the candidates,” he said.



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8 Comments

  1. maddy said:

    please pak found a pace bowler.asif aamir ban so much problem 4 pace atteck no any strike bowler at the time.pak next series will play a strong test team in world sri lanka & no 1 england.i think pak not give a support in domestic cricket &so much fast bowler came in international cricket after 30 age this not good.pls give a chance to 19 ya 20 after 2 years thats guy learn & study in mistake.
    fast bowler is main part of a team he is a main power of taem.

  2. rai ali raza said:

    i think watmore is the best choice if we safe pak cricket.. agar pak ka coach hona chayie to woh sirf aamir sohail best choice hai… next is board opinion

  3. amjad said:

    i think whatmore is the best choice bcoz he worked with sub cotinet team and he is a successful coach

  4. Jaffna Thas said:

    I am From Jaffna, Sri Lanka… I like very much Pakistan as Sri Lanka. Whatmore is the Best Choice..Because… He lead our country very Much…through worldcup 1996

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