Younis Khan, the former captain of the Pakistan cricket team and the highest run scorer in Test cricket, has been appointed by the Pakistan Cricket Board as the batting coach of the Pakistan team for the tour of England.
Former league sniper Mushtaq Ahmed has also been appointed as the spin bowling coach for the same tour.
The Pakistani team is scheduled to visit England next month to play a series of three Tests and three T20 matches, but given the current situation, the tour is subject to permission from the Pakistani government.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) says that since it is a long tour in which the England and Wales Cricket Board has allowed the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to send more cricketers than usual, head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and A batting and spin bowling coach has been appointed to help fast bowling coach Waqar Yunus provide the necessary resources and achieve the best results.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that while appointing both the coaches, their exceptional performance in England has been taken into consideration.
On this decision, Younis Khan says that there can be no greater honor for him than representing his country and he is happy that he has once again been given the opportunity to visit his country during a difficult tour of England. To be able to serve.
Younis Khan says that there are talented cricketers in the Pakistani team. He will work with Misbah-ul-Haq, Waqar Younis and Mushtaq Ahmed to better prepare and guide these talented cricketers for the competition.
Younis Khan also said that he never hesitated to share his knowledge and experience with others and this special tour would give him ample opportunity to pass on the necessary information of the game to the players.
He also said that technique and discipline are very important in the specific conditions of England. If the preparation of the Pakistani team is right, good results will come out on this tour.
Younis Khan is a world-class batsman but an emotional man
Younis Khan has represented Pakistan in 118 Test matches in which he has scored 10099 runs.
He is the only Pakistani batsman to score more than 10,000 runs in Test cricket, while he has also scored the most 34 centuries for Pakistan in Test cricket.
Not only that, but he also has the honor of taking the most 139 catches in Test cricket by Pakistan.
The Pakistani cricket team led by Younis Khan also won the T20 World Cup in 2009, but his performance as a Test captain has not been impressive.
He led Pakistan in nine Tests, winning one, losing three and drawing five.
Younis Khan’s international career has been very tumultuous. He is known to be an upright but very passionate person.
He announced his resignation from the leadership of the Pakistan team in 2006 only because Board Chairman Shahriar Khan had asked him to wait a few minutes for a meeting.
Younis Khan resigned from the captaincy in 2009 when he was accused of match-fixing by the Senate Sports Committee, despite being defended by Cricket Board chairman Ijaz Butt. Was
He also announced his resignation from the captaincy during the home series against New Zealand in the United Arab Emirates in the same year when many players of the team were not ready to play under his captaincy due to his alleged tough behavior.
As far as coaching is concerned, the Pakistan Cricket Board had offered Younis Khan the coaching of the Pakistan Under-19 cricket team two years ago but he could not take over the responsibility due to differences between the parties over options and compensation.
Younis Khan also made headlines in 2018 when he protested against not getting a suitable room while attending the Pakistan Cricket Board’s Level Three coaching course.
When Younis Khan came to the National Cricket Academy to attend the course, he was informed that there was no room for him in the academy and he was accommodated in the room of Mudassar Nazar, the director of the academy. Protested through a video broadcast on
Fans happy with Younis’ appointment
A user named Hamza Butt, referring to Younis Khan’s record, wrote that in the end, Misbah Khan and the PCB made a good decision.
Another user wrote, ‘Shoaib Akhtar criticized the PCB, but later the board called him for a session with the team, Younis Khan criticized the PCB, but now he is being made the batting coach. Wasim Khan has made the right decision by throwing his ego under the bus.
A cross-border user praised the Pakistan Cricket Board’s decision and said he was happy that the PCB had realized how experienced Younis Khan was.
Coaching is nothing new for Mushtaq
Unlike Younis Khan, coaching the national team is nothing new for Mushtaq Ahmed.
He has extensive coaching experience in Pakistan and abroad.
He has been associated with the Pakistan Cricket Board’s National Academy as head coach and has previously played spin bowling with the national team. He has also been the spin bowling coach for the England and West Indies cricket teams.
He also has experience in county cricket in England. In 2003, he took 103 wickets in the county season. His superb bowling helped Sussex County win the county championship for the first time in its history. He also took 102 wickets in the 2006 season, repeating his extraordinary performance.
Misbah-ul-Haq, the head coach and chief selector of the Pakistani cricket team, hopes that the experience of Younis Khan and Mushtaq Ahmed will come in handy for the team during the tour of England.
Misbah-ul-Haq says that when he became the captain, he had the full support of Younis Khan in this difficult time. “Now that he is back on the team, he hopes to play his part in helping the team win again.”
“His presence in the team will benefit the young cricketers the most and give them a chance to learn a lot from this great cricketer.”
Misbah-ul-Haq said that given the current situation, the tour of England is a big challenge for the Pakistani team, and the presence of Younis Khan as well as veteran Mushtaq Ahmed in this tour will help the Pakistani team to achieve its goals.