Former Captain and Star Player Misbah-ul-Haq has been titled as the new Head Coach and Chief Selector of the Pakistan Cricket Team. Whereas, Waqar Younis will take charge as the new Bowling Coach of the Green Team. Misbah who captained Pakistan Cricket Team in Test, ODIs and T20s have now been crowned by the PCB as the New Head Coach. He said:
Many thanks to everyone for the best wishes.Need your prayers and moral support to fulfill a huge responsibility.May Allah give me strength to do justice to this new role. Thanks @TheRealPCB for showing confidence in me.
— Misbah Ul Haq (@captainmisbahpk) September 4, 2019
The Former Pakistan Captain has signed a three year contract with the Pakistan Cricket Board as the Chief Selector and Head Coach of the Pakistan Team. Lets have a short look on his Cricket Career.
- 2001: Makes Test debut
- 2002: ODI debut
- 2007: T20I debut
- 2009: Wins World T20
- 2011: Becomes Pakistan captain
- 2014: Fastest-ever Test 100
- 2016: Oldest captain to score a Test 100
- 2017: Retires as country’s best captain
- 2019: Becomes coach and chief selector
While Announcing his Charge PCB CEO Wasim Khan Said:
The concept of a head coach also being a chief selector is an innovative one and a new introduction to our system. But, while the PCB has further empowered Misbah, it has also put more responsibility on his shoulders: CEO PCB, Wasim Khan.
Former Captain and T20 Star Shahid Afridi Congratulated Misbah on this new job:
It's a big responsibility and a huge role that @captainmisbahpk has to play. I wish him the very best, we should support him and give him a proper chance.
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) September 4, 2019
His Test Partner and Pakistani Legendary Batsmen Younis Khan said:
I would like to take this opportunity to wish @captainmisbahpk & @waqyounis99 on their new roles with @TheRealPCB as Head Coach & Bowling Coach respectively. Having shared the dressing room with both, I can certainly vouch that they’ll give their 110% & take Pak ? to next level. pic.twitter.com/bp9UwJiSII
— Younus Khan (@YounusK75) September 4, 2019