Misbah-ul-Haq. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

The race for Pakistan nationwide crew’s coach is changing into intense with every passing day. Together with their former captain Misbah-ul-Haq, former Australia batsman Dean Jones can also be within the fray and the battle is getting nearer. Whereas Jones lately tweeted indicating one thing huge arising this week, it’s learnt that Misbah is main the race. Nevertheless, wage has change into a difficulty between the previous cricketer and the Pakistan Cricket Board

In line with a report in Pakistan’s The Categorical Tribune, Misbah has demanded a wage in keeping with that of Mickey Arthur, the earlier coach. The PCB will not be prepared to offer that a lot quantity to an area coach. Apart from, Misbah can also be a coach within the Pakistan Tremendous League and the board needs to half methods with that position if he takes up the nationwide position. PCB chairman Ehsan Mani has categorically laid that twin roles for a coach will now not be acceptable underneath the board’s new structure.

The 45-year-old Misbah-ul-Haq, who made his worldwide debut within the late 20s and went on to play within the 40s, scored over 11,000 runs in worldwide cricket in a profession spanning 16 years. His final worldwide match — a Check — came about as lately as in 2017.

If appointed, he would be the first Pakistani to educate the nationwide crew since Waqar Younis who stepped down in April 2016. Former West Indies captain Courtney Walsh and former Pakistan interim coach Mohsin Khan have additionally utilized for the place of the pinnacle coach. The race although is proscribed between Misbah and Jones.

Pakistan eliminated teaching workers after WC debacle

Pakistan eliminated all their teaching workers together with head coach Arthur following the crew’s poor efficiency within the ICC World Cup. Pakistan have didn’t win numerous consecutive collection now, together with the World Cup, and that put Arthur and Co. underneath stress. Arthur’s prime second got here when the crew received the ICC Champions Trophy defeating India in 2017.

In the meantime, the Lahore Excessive Courtroom on Wednesday dismissed an utility searching for suspension of the PCB’s new structure. Underneath the brand new regulation that got here into drive on August 19, the variety of groups participating in home cricket got here down from 16 to 6 to lift the standard.

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