Pakistan has got a new head coach
The responsibility was entrusted to the one who played 7 Tests and 11 ODIs
New Delhi. Former New Zealand all-rounder Grant Bradburn has been appointed as the head coach of the Pakistan cricket team for the next two years. That is, under the coaching of Bradburn, Pakistan will play the ODIs to be held in October-November this year and the T20 World Cup to be held in 2024. Bradburn was recently associated with the Pakistan team as a consultant during the Pakistan-New Zealand series. Bradburn had earlier been the fielding coach of the Pakistani team from 2018 to 2020. After this he was associated with the National Cricket Academy, Lahore. Before coming to Pakistan, Bradburn was the coach of the Scotland national team.
Grant Brandburn, 56, has played 7 Tests and 11 ODIs for New Zealand. He has scored only 105 runs in Tests and 60 runs in ODIs. Bradburn has hit only one four in his entire ODI career. He has taken a total of 12 wickets in Tests and ODIs. Bradburn has scored 4978 runs in 127 first class matches. He has scored 4 centuries and 30 half-centuries.
Former South African cricketer Andrew Puttick has been appointed as the batting coach of Pakistan. While strength and conditioning coach Drickus Simon and physiotherapist Cliff Deacon will remain in their positions. Recently, Mickey Arthur was made the director of the team.
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After being appointed head coach of Pakistan, Bradburn said, “It is an honor for me to be associated with a talented team like Pakistan as head coach. We have increased the scope of our expectations and now the challenges for the players will also increase. This process started during the New Zealand series itself and our players are fully prepared to face these challenges.
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Tags: ODI World Cup, Pakistan, Pakistan cricket, PCB
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 13, 2023, 15:30 IST