Why did the national team’s batting coach, Muhammad Yusuf, apologise for accompanying the team?
According to sources, Muhammad Yusuf has stated that his wife’s health is deteriorating and has requested prayers.
In Mohammad Yusuf’s absence, head coach Abdul Rahman will also serve as batting coach.
Earlier, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) named Muhammad Yusuf as head coach, but the following day, Abdul Rahman was named head coach and Muhammad Yusuf was retained as batting coach.
According to sources, Abdul Rahman will take over as Pakistan’s head coach. Sabih Azhar has been named Pakistan’s head coach following the Pakistan and Afghanistan series.
Tausif Ahmed, a former Test offspinner, will be named Pakistan U-19 captain. The team’s manager is being formed.
According to sources, former Pakistan team head coach Saqlain Mushtaq is being considered for the position of head coach of the Emirati team.
It should be noted that the first of three T20 matches between Pakistan and Afghanistan will be played on March 24 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, with the second and third games scheduled for March 26 and 27 in Sharjah.