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PCB places ad seeking separate head coaches for red, white-ball formats


An undated picture of PCB headquarters in Lahore. — PCB web site/File

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Saturday positioned an commercial looking for separate bids for the publish of nationwide crew’s head coach for purple and white-ball codecs.

“We’re looking for functions from dynamic people who will ship built-in teaching assist to our nationwide crew throughout completely different codecs,” the board’s press launch mentioned, including that the functions will be submitted until 5pm on April 15.

For each posts, the PCB is looking for people possessing no less than Degree III Cricket Teaching Accreditation together with a minimal 5 years expertise in teaching worldwide and home groups.

The event comes as the important thing publish, together with others, was left vacant after Mickey Arthur, Grant Bradburn and Andrew Puttick, have been transferred to the Nationwide Cricket Academy (NCA) in Lahore after a change of their portfolios in November 2023, left their respective positions in January this yr.

PCBs advertisement for the head coach positions. — PCB website
PCB’s commercial for the top coach positions. — PCB web site

The board, in its bid to nominate the Inexperienced Shirts’ head coach, has reached out to varied former cricketers together with the likes of former West Indies skipper Darren Sammy, Australia’s Shane Watson and New Zealand’s Luke Ronchi.

Sammy, who can also be Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) franchise Peshawar Zalmi’s head coach, had turned down the PCB’s supply owing to his present contract with the West Indies board whereby he’s serving because the aspect’s head coach in one-day internationals (ODIs) and T20Is.

Earlier than that, the board’s try and rope in Watson did not materialise after the ex-cricketer declined the supply following the knowledge leak within the media relating to the board’s proposed package deal.

He additionally cited his willingness to honour his present teaching and commentary commitments together with an Indian Premier League (IPL) commentary stint and his position as the top coach of Main League Cricket aspect San Francisco Unicorns.

Following the setback, the PCB then reached out to Ronchi for the mentioned publish. The ex-Kiwi cricketer has requested for a while to mull over the prospects of teaching the Males in Inexperienced.

In the meantime, South Africa’s Gary Kirsten and Australia’s Justice Langer have been additionally among the many names being mulled by PCB for the job.

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