Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis have been requested to meet the Cricket Committee of the nation’s board within the subsequent few days for a review of the crew’s poor present in New Zealand.
A senior official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) mentioned that the meeting will probably be held in Lahore however the date has not been finalised as but.
Batting coach Younis Khan has not been invited for the meeting.
“Younis has just started his contract with the PCB with the New Zealand tour while Misbah and Waqar have completed 16 months on the job, that is why the cricket committee is keen to discuss cricket issues with them,” the official informed PTI.
Misbah can be anticipated to tackle a press convention on Monday in Lahore because the Pakistan crew gamers and officers have began getting back from New Zealand.
Speculation is rife in regards to the future of Misbah and Waqar after the poor present in New Zealand. Pakistan suffered heavy defeats in each the Tests. The crew additionally lost the previous three-match T20I sequence 1-2.
“The PCB has been conveyed by its patron in chief, prime minister, Imran Khan that the efficiency of the crew just isn’t passable and no seen enchancment has been seen within the crew within the final 12 months or so,” a well-informed supply mentioned.
The supply mentioned Misbah and Waqar are anticipated to face some robust questions on the meeting of the cricket committee headed by former Test wicketkeeper Saleem Yousuf. Former captain Wasim Akram is one of the members of the panel.
“Whenever crew officers are known as earlier than the cricket committee it’s by no means a good signal,” the supply mentioned, including that a shock resignation by Misbah might not be dominated out.
With the South African squad due to attain Karachi on Saturday and the primary Test ranging from January 26, the PCB faces a difficult scenario and will probably be attention-grabbing to see the longer term course of motion from the board.