Pak vs Aus: PCB appoints Australian great Shaun Tait as bowling coach



2022-02-09 14:48:00

Former Australian quick bowler Shaun Tait. — Reuters/File
  • PCB hires former Australian quick bowler Shaun Tait as bowling coach for one 12 months.
  • Saqlain Mushtaq will proceed as head coach for one more 12 months.
  • Mohammad Yousuf would be the batting coach for the Australia collection.

Forward of the historic Aussies tour, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday appointed former Australian quick bowler Shaun Tait as the bowling coach for one 12 months.

Based on a PCB assertion, Saqlain Mushtaq will proceed as head coach for one more 12 months, whereas Mohammad Yousuf would be the batting coach for the Australia collection.

Earlier as we speak, the board introduced the squad for the Check collection in opposition to Australia, together with Haris Rauf and Shan Masood rather than Bilal Asif and Abid Ali.

Different participant assist personnel embody Mansoor Rana (supervisor), Shahid Aslam (assistant to go coach), Cliffe Deacon (physiotherapist), Drikus Saaiman (coach/power and conditioning coach), Abdul Majeed (fielding coach), Emmad Ahmed Hameed (media and digital supervisor), Col (retd) Usman Anwari (safety supervisor), Talha Ejaz (analyst) and Malang Ali (masseur).

The board had introduced to rent overseas coaches for the nationwide workforce and an commercial was additionally revealed in newspapers searching for functions from candidates however the course of couldn’t be accomplished in time.

The boys’s cricket workforce is with out everlasting teaching workers since September 2021 when Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis stepped down on account of variations over the workforce choice for the T20 World Cup 2021.

Who’s Shaun Tait?

Shaun Tait had introduced his retirement from all types of the sport in 2017 on account of persistent elbow accidents.

Tait had retired from first-class cricket in 2009 and one-day internationals in 2011.

The previous quick bowler was instrumental in Australia’s 2007 World Cup triumph in West Indies, the place he was the joint-second highest wicket-taker with 23 dismissals within the event.

He represented Australia in three checks, 35 ODIs and 21 T20s and made his final worldwide look in opposition to India within the shortest format at Sydney final 12 months.

Pakistan’s Check squad

  • Babar Azam (captain) 
  • Mohammad Rizwan (vice-captain) 
  • Abdullah Shafique 
  • Azhar Ali 
  • Faheem Ashraf 
  • Fawad Alam 
  • Haris Rauf 
  • Hasan Ali 
  • Imam-ul-Haq 
  • Mohammad Nawaz 
  • Nauman Ali 
  • Sajid Khan
  • Saud Shakeel
  • Shaheen Shah Afridi 
  • Shan Masood 
  • Zahid Mahmood

Reserve gamers

  • Kamran Ghulam 
  • Mohammad Abbas 
  • Naseem Shah 
  • Sarfaraz Ahmed 
  • Yasir Shah

Australia to tour Pakistan for the primary time in 24 years

The PCB had earlier introduced the small print of Australia’s first tour of Pakistan since November, 1998. The tour will happen in March and April 2022 and can embody three Assessments, three One-Day Internationals, and one Twenty20 Worldwide.

Karachi (3-7 March), Rawalpindi (12-16 March), and Lahore (21-25 March) will host the Assessments, whereas Lahore will host the 4 white-ball matches from 29 March to five April.

The Assessments will probably be a part of the ICC World Check Championship, whereas the ODIs will probably be a part of the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Tremendous League, a 13-team competitors from which the highest seven groups and hosts India will qualify straight for the 2023 occasion.

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