Pakistan also defeated New Zealand in the fourth ODI
The danger of clean sweep hovering over the Kiwi team
New Delhi. Pakistan took a 4-0 lead in the 5-match series by beating New Zealand by 102 runs in the fourth ODI played in Karachi on Friday. There is a danger of clean sweep on the Kiwi team. The 5-match T20 series played before the ODI was tied at 2-2. Before the tour of Pakistan, the New Zealand board appointed former Pakistan head coach Saqlain Mushtaq as the assistant coach of the team. However, the presence of Saqlain did not benefit the Kiwis much. The former veteran spinner has now revealed why he accepted to become New Zealand’s coach?
Many former cricketers had expressed concern over Pakistan’s head coach Saqlain Mushtaq joining the New Zealand camp. Rashid Latif had said that PCB should make rules for this. There should be a six-month cooling period for the staff associated with the Pakistan team. Only after this he should be allowed to join the other team. Explain that after the resignation of Misbah-ul-Haq, the Pakistan Cricket Board appointed Saqlain Mushtaq as the interim head coach of the national cricket team on September 6, 2021. His contract was extended for a year in February 2022. Saqlain Mushtaq was removed from the post in February 2023.
Took responsibility on the advice of a spiritual teacher
Saqlain Mushtaq, who came under fire for his ‘Kudrat ka Nizam’ remark while Pakistan coach, has revealed that he consulted his spiritual leader when he got an offer to join the New Zealand cricket team as an assistant coach. .
Babar Azam became king, broke world record with century, 3 giants including Virat Kohli far behind
Speaking to Radio New Zealand, Saqlain said, “When I got a call from New Zealand, I told my spiritual mentor that I had an offer to help a young Kiwi team. He told me two things. One, if you have knowledge, don’t keep it to yourself. Number two, he said that this whole world is ours and God never draws a line on the earth, so enjoy living in this world. Help and care for each other. Please tell that in the fourth ODI, Pakistan scored 334 runs for 6 wickets in 50 overs with the help of captain Babar Azam’s century. In response, the entire New Zealand team returned to the pavilion for 232 runs. The last ODI of the series will be played in Karachi on 7th May.
First read breaking news in Hindi News18 Hindi| Read today’s latest news, live news updates, most reliable Hindi news website News18 Hindi.
Tags: newzealand, PAK vs NZ, Pakistan
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 06, 2023, 13:02 IST