newscricketa month ago

Reports | Jonty Rhodes and Brett Lee to coach Sri Lanka

Following their recent heroics in Pakistan, where they handed the home team a reality check as they clinched the T20 series, Sri Lanka has started believing that the pinnacle is within their reach. According to reports, Jonty Rhodes and Brett Lee are being approached by SLC for coaching duties.
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newscricketa month ago

Jimmy Neesham rates Rohit Sharma’s debut as a Test opener to be “ok”

Rohit Sharma, in his debut performance as an opener in Test cricket, racked up twin hundreds and shattered many records, but New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham found his performance to be "ok". Rohit also surpassed Wasim Akram to hit the most number of sixes in a Test match.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | Sri Lanka looking to acquire services of Wasim Akram

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) are reportedly hunting to acquire the services of Pakistan legend Wasim Akram to train coaches and senior players in the team. They are also looking to rope in Julian Wood, the power hitting coach from England, in an attempt to improve different aspects of their game.
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newscricket2 months ago

Mickey Arthur and I share goodwill, attests Misbah-ul-Haq

Newly appointed head of Pakistan cricket Misbah-ul-Haq has come forward to have his say after the former holder of the position Mickey Arthur made a few comments after he was dethroned. However, Arthur defended his comments stating nothing but goodwill between him and the former captain.
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newscricket2 months ago

Disappointed to leave as I loved every second of being Pakistan coach, says Mickey Arthur

Mickey Arthur, now a former Pakistan coach, was dethroned from his job after Pakistan's world cup exit and former captain Misbah-ul-Haq became his successor. While Arthur has only spoken positively for Misbah, he is disappointed by the way the PCB's cricket committee broke his trust.
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newscricket3 months ago

Not applied for head coach position, reveals Misbah-ul-Haq

Misbah-ul-Haq has distanced himself from rumors that he had applied to fill in the vacant position as head coach of Pakistan. PCB chief Ehsan Mani opted against the renewal of former coach Mickey Arthur's contract upon recommendations from the Cricket Committee headed by CEO Wasim Khan.
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newscricket3 months ago

Reports | PCB to part ways with coach Mickey Arthur

Pakistan cricket's coaching department is set for an overhaul after the PCB announced on Wednesday that the contracts of Mickey Arthur, Azhar Mahmood, Grant Flower and Grant Luden will not be renewed. The announcement follows a unanimous decision at the committee meeting on Friday.
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newscricket4 months ago

Mohammad Amir's Test retirement was always coming, says coach Mickey Arthur

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has revealed that he is not surprised by Mohammad Amir's decision to quit Tests, stating that he always saw it coming. Arthur hinted at the rigours of Test cricket taking a toll on Amir's body as the reason for the 27-year-old to hang his boots in the longest format.
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newscricket4 months ago

Mickey Arthur has contributed nothing to the Pakistan team, says Abdul Qadir

Pakistan legend Abdul Qadir doesn’t think Mickey Arthur has made any contributions to Pakistan cricket during his tenure as head coach since May 2016. Qadir forbids the board from handing Arthur an extension, as it is time for others to be given a chance to take the national team forward.
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newscricket4 months ago

PCB cricket committee to discuss split captaincy and coaching after World Cup debacle

A well-placed PCB source has revealed PTI that in the upcoming Cricket PCB Committee meeting, a decision on split captaincy and coaching role is on the cards. The team’s failure to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals in England brought Sarfaraz Ahmed under the line of fire of the fans.
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