The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday appointed former pacer Umar Gul and spin wizard Saeed Ajmal as bowling coaches of the Pakistan cricket workforce.
Based on the PCB, Umar Gul and Saeed Ajmal’s inaugural assignments in these roles embody the Check sequence in opposition to Australia scheduled from 14 December 2023 to 7 January 2024 and the T20I sequence in opposition to New Zealand from 12 to 21 January 2024.
The appointment follows as South African former speedster Morne Morkel resigned as Pakistan’s bowling coach after the dismal efficiency of the Boys in Inexperienced within the ICC World Cup 2023. The PCB is making modifications within the board and the workforce after Babar Azam’s resignation as captain of all codecs.
Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Yousuf, Mohammad Hafeez, Sohail Tanvir have been assigned vital designation within the PCB.
Umar Gul beforehand served because the bowling coach for the Pakistan Males’s Workforce in the course of the three-match T20I sequence in opposition to Afghanistan, and the next sequence in opposition to New Zealand at residence.
Umar Gul made his worldwide debut in 2003, representing Pakistan in 47 Assessments (163 wickets at 34.06), 130 ODIs (179 wickets at 29.34), and 60 T20Is (85 wickets at 16.97) between 2003 and 2016.
Former world no. 1 ODI bowler Saeed Ajmal will take cost because the Spin Bowling Coach. Saeed, who made his worldwide debut in 2008, represented Pakistan in 35 Assessments, 113 ODIs, and 64 T20Is, selecting up 447 wickets throughout the three codecs.
It’s to be famous that each Saeed Ajmal and Umar Gul have been members of the 2009 T20 World Cup and 2012 Asia Cup profitable squad.