Saqlain Mushtaq likely to be part of coaching panel for T20 World Cup

Lahore: Former spinner Saqlain Mushtaq may join Matthew Hayden and Vernon Philander in the Pakistan men’s team coaching panel for the T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), ARY Sports reported citing sources.

The 44-year-old Saqlain is currently working as interim coach of Green Shirts for the New Zealand series after Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis resigned from their roles last week.

Sources also revealed that PCB will soon make an official announcement of a local coach while they are expected to change the fielding coach, Abdul Majeed, for the T20 World Cup.

PCB is also considering to name National High-Performance Centre’s Wicketkeeping and Fielding Coach Atiq uz Zaman for a role as well.

Meanwhile, PCB has already appointed Drix Simon as the national squad’s strength and conditioning coach.

Read: Hayden, Philander appointed as Pakistan coaches for T20 World Cup



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