- T20 World Cup will be held in UAE and Oman from October 17
- Misbah-Waqar resigned as head coach and bowling coach
- Hayden to be head coach of Pakistan cricket team in T20 World Cup
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has named former Australia explosive opener Matthew Hayden and former South African pacer Vernon Philander as the squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup (ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021) respectively. Batting and bowling coach.
The ICC T20 World Cup will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman from October 17 to November 14. Recently, Pakistan’s head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis resigned from their respective posts.
Hayden has 40 international centuries to his name.
Subsequently, the PCB appointed veterans Saqlain Mushtaq and Abdul Razza as interim coaches for the upcoming home series against New Zealand. Hayden, one of the world’s aggressive openers, played 103 Tests, 161 ODIs and 9 T20 Internationals for Australia from 1994 to 2009.
Hayden has 8625 runs in Tests and 6133 runs in ODIs. Apart from this, he has scored a total of 308 runs in T20. This former left-handed kangaroo batsman has 40 international centuries to his name.
Philander said goodbye to international cricket last year
Philander from South Africa, on the other hand, has the experience of playing 64 Tests, 30 ODIs and 7 T20 Internationals. Philander has taken 224 wickets in Tests, 41 in ODIs and 4 wickets in T20Is. Philander announced his retirement from international cricket in the year 2020.
Rameez Raja appointed as new PCB chairman
Rameez Raja announced the appointment of Hayden and Philander as coaches. Rameez was on Monday elected the new chairman of the PCB. He replaced Ehsan Mani. Raja was unanimously elected as the head of the PCB.