Too a lot on Misbah’s plate: Former chief selector Mohsin Khan


Karachi, September 1

A win-less England tour up to now has put Misbah-ul-Haq underneath strain and the PCB might need to rethink its technique of entrusting the previous captain with the important thing positions of head coach and chief selector for all three codecs.

Pakistan misplaced the Test sequence 0-1 and go into the series-deciding third T20 on Tuesday, trailing 0-1. The first match couldn’t be accomplished on account of rain whereas Pakistan misplaced high-scoring second T20 by 5 wickets to England.

“The third and final T20 is of great significance as already the popular opinion is building that Misbah is not able to handle the responsibilities of being head coach and chief selector and that too in all three formats,” stated Mohsin Khan, former Test cricketer, ex-head coach and chief selector.

Pakistan underneath Misbah since final October has solely managed to win two matches in opposition to an underneath energy Bangladesh aspect this yr whereas shedding three-nil to Sri Lanka, 2-Zero to Australia and now getting battered in England.

Mohsin, who was head coach when Misbah captained Pakistan to a whitewash of England within the Test sequence in 2012, felt that it was not a superb signal that well-liked opinion was not in favour of the present chief selector.

“I was chief selector when the board asked me to take over as interim head coach in 2011 the first thing I did was to tell the Chairman Ijaz Butt to release me as chief selector as I can’t do both things,” Mohsin recalled.

The former Test opener stated that in modern-day cricket it was taxing for any particular person to be answerable on two vital fronts.

A dependable supply stated that PCB CEO Wasim Khan would have a dialogue with Misbah and the opposite coaches when the group returns residence later this week.

“The fact that 2021, 22 and 23 are World Cup years is also not lost on the board,” he stated.

Former Test pacer Tanvir Ahmed lashed out on the Pakistan group administration for having no clue as to what groups to play in several codecs.

“The selections are all wrong and to add to problems the captaincy on the field has also been very poor in the Tests and now in T20 matches,” he stated. PTI



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