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Grant Bradburn resigns as Pakistan Head Coach After World Cup 2023 failure

The former cricketer and head coach Grant Bradburn was removed from Pakistan Men’s cricket team’s head coach after they failed their side in World Cup 2023.

Grant Bradburn resigns as Pakistan Head Coach

The 57-year-old head coach Grant Bradburn has resigned from his position and was sent to the National Cricket Academy. He has joined a County franchise after parting his ways with the Pakistan Cricket Board.

Bradburn was appointed as Pakistan men’s cricket team head coach on May 13, 2023. Grant Bradburn took X (Twitter) to thank people and his supporters while working with the Pakistan Cricket Board.

“Time to close the amazing chapter that has been Pakistan cricket. Three roles over five years, I am proud of what’s been achieved and grateful to have worked with so many outstanding players, coaches, and staff,” said Bradburn.

“Wishing the teams, staff and everyone at Pakistan Cricket continued success and growth,” he added.

Grant Bradburn revealed his decision to end his association with the Pakistan Cricket Board. Bradburn was relieved of his duties as the head coach of the Pakistan Men’s cricket team following the team’s disappointing performance in the 2023 World Cup.

He was reassigned to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) as the high-performance coach.

“All coaches will continue to work in National Cricket Academy while PCB will announce the new coaching staff in due course for the upcoming series in Australia and New Zealand,” PCB had stated.

Grant Bradburn was an off-spinner with Northern Districts who played seven Tests and 11 ODIs for New Zealand in the 1990s and 2000s before becoming a coach.

He has worked in various roles with Pakistan eventually becoming the national team’s head coach including at last year’s World Cup and has also been head coach of Scotland, when the side had a win over England in Edinburgh in 2018.

Pakistan side has recently completed their three-match Test series in Australia’s tour and will be playing a five-match T20I series on Pakistan’s New Zealand tour 2024 between January 12 and January 21.

Pakistan and New Zealand will be playing their first T20I match on January 12 at Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand.

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