PCB Announces Pakistan Coaching Staff for Asia Cup 2023, Afghanistan ODIs

Pakistan Coaching Staff for Asia Cup 2023: Ahead of Pakistan’s busy schedule, PCB announced the Pakistan coaching staff for Asia Cup 2023 and Afghanistan ODIs. As per Pakistan Asia Cup 2023 Schedule, the host will play their first match of the tournament against Nepal on August 30 at Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan.

Pakistan Coaching Staff for Asia Cup 2023 and Afghanistan ODIs

Earlier, Pakistan Cricket Board announced an 18-member squad for the upcoming Afghanistan ODIs and Asia Cup 2023 series. Before heading to the Asia Cup 2023, the Pakistan men’s cricket team will play 3 ODI matches against Afghanistan in Sri Lanka.

Babar Azam will lead the Pakistan squad for both Asia Cup 2023 and Afghanistan ODIs. As per Afghanistan v Pakistan 2023 ODI series, the first match will be played on August 22 at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota.

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The series will lay a strong foundation for both teams for their preparation for the Asia Cup 2023 and World Cup 2023. Check out the full Pakistan Coaching Staff for Asia Cup 2023 and Afghanistan ODIs below:

  • Rehan-ul-Haq (team manager)
  • Mickey Arthur (Director – Pakistan men’s team)
  •  Grant Bradburn (head coach)
  • Andrew Puttick (batting coach)
  • Morne Morkel (bowling coach)
  • Aftab Khan (fielding coach)
  • Abdul Rehman (assistant coach)
  • Dr Sohail Saleem (team doctor)
  • Drikus Saaiman (strength and conditioning coach)
  • Cliffe Deacon (physiotherapist)
  • Ahsan Iftikhar Nagi (media manager)
  • Lt Col Usman Anwari (Retd) (security manager)
  • Ammar Ahsan (digital content producer, only for Asia Cup)
  • Maqbool Ahmad Babri (psychologist)
  • Talha Ejaz (analyst)
  • Malang Ali (masseur)

The team will assemble in Hambantota on 18 August with the players in Pakistan departing on 17 August. The players in Pakistan will hold a three-day camp on 14, 15 and 16 August at the National Cricket Academy, Lahore.

Pakistan Squad for Asia Cup 2023

Babar Azam (C), Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Haris, Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Ifthikar Ahmed, Abdullah Shafique, Tayyab Tahir, Salman Ali Agha, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Usama Mir, Mohammad Wasim Jr

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Pakistan Squad for Afghanistan ODIs

Babar Azam (C), Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Haris, Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Ifthikar Ahmed, Abdullah Shafique, Saud Shakeel, Tayyab Tahir, Salman Ali Agha, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Usama Mir, Mohammad Wasim Jr