PCB Announces Pakistan Head Coach For Afghanistan T20I Series

Abdul Rehman
Abdul Rehman(Image: PCB)

Pakistan Head Coach For Afghanistan T20I Series: Pakistan Cricket Board has named former Pakistan cricketer Abdul Rehman as the head coach for the upcoming Afghanistan T20I Series.

Pakistan Head Coach For Afghanistan T20I Series

Ahead of the series, Pakistan rested their captain Babar Azam, along with Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Rizwan and Shaheen Shah Afridi. PCB named Shadab Khan as the captain of the Pakistan cricket team for their Afghanistan tour.

Regarding the appointment of Shadab Khan as the captain of the Pakistan cricket team many questions start to arise regarding Babar’s position in the future as a Pakistan skipper. PCB management committee chairman, Najam Sethi clears the air by explaining the reason for the move.

Moreover, Najam Sethi praises Shadab Khan following his appointment as the team’s captain for the Afghan T20I series.

Shadab Khan
Shadab Khan(Image: PCB)

Najam Sethi warns Afghanistan Cricket Board to look after their player’s behaviour during the series to avoid a clash among the players like what happened during the Asia Cup 2022.

Rehman is the head coach of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) team in domestic cricket and is the assistant coach of Multan Sultans in the ongoing eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League.

Umar Gul will serve as the bowling coach, while Mohammad Yousuf and Abdul Majeed will continue their roles as batting and fielding coaches, respectively. Following are the details of the full support staffs list for Afghanistan vs Pakistan 2023 series:

  • Head Coach – Abdul Rehman
  • Bowling Coach – Umar Gul
  • Batting Coach – M Yousuf
  • Fielding Coach – A Majeed
  • Trainer – Drikus Simon
  • Physio – Cliffe Deacon
  • Analyst – Talha Ijaz
  • Manager – Mansoor Rana
  • Media – Ahsan Nagi

Pakistan and Afghanistan will play a total of 3 T20I matches between March 25 to March 29 in Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah.