The cricket committee’s assembly led by newly-appointed chairman Saleem Yousaf came about at Gaddafi Stadium which was additionally attended by CEO PCB Wasim Khan and Chairman Girls’s wing Urooj Mumtaz. Umar Gul, Wasim Akram and Zakir Khan attended the assembly just about.
The committee reviewed the efficiency of the nationwide cricket group during the last 16 months throughout which the aspect performed 10 Exams (gained two and misplaced 5), 5 ODIs (gained 4) and 17 T20Is (gained seven and misplaced eight). Pakistan males’s group head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis additionally appeared in entrance of the committee.
The PCB Cricket Committee expressed its dissatisfaction with the aspect’s performances however acknowledged the truth that the group had competed within the unprecedented and difficult Covid-19 circumstances, which resulted within the absence of some skilled gamers that, in flip, contributed in direction of the general below-par performances.
The committee opined that the group administration wants to present a full rationalization of its technique and targets for the boys’s group in order that they could possibly be evaluated and assessed towards these targets on the subsequent assembly.
The committee additionally really helpful that the PCB ought to proceed to help and again the group administration, while suggesting that the subsequent efficiency appraisal be carried out following the house collection towards South Africa.
Regardless of these disadvantages, the PCB Cricket Committee additionally strongly believed group choices and selection of gamers within the enjoying line-ups ought to have been made higher.
The committee additionally proposed extra scientific and data-based work within the preparation of gamers to cope with troublesome conditions.
PCB Cricket Committee Chairman Saleem Yousuf: “The PCB Cricket Committee carried out a holistic but constructive, fact-based and objective review of the Pakistan men’s cricket team in the past 16 months. There is no denying the fact that we all want to see our side ranked amongst the top three or four cricket playing nations and our recent performances do justice with neither those expectations nor the talent we boast.”
“The challenges of enjoying in Covid-19 protocols haven’t solely been confronted by the Pakistan males’s nationwide group, however by all the perimeters presently concerned in worldwide cricket and these considerations have been frequently raised by the group coaches and elite cricketers.
“All skilled and high-performing athletes require an setting the place they will put together their finest for the worldwide stage, which was not the case for the final two excursions and most positively not on the final tour the place gamers had been confined to their rooms for 2 weeks as a result of insurance policies of that individual Covid-free nation.
“As a consequence, Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq and Shadab Khan had been unavailable for Take a look at choices after Fakhar Zaman had missed the flight on the day of the departure. These huge loses affected the group mixtures that, in flip, resulted within the aspect’s general below-par efficiency towards a aspect that remained unbeaten previously two-and-a-half years.
“With the important home series against South Africa only two weeks away, the PCB Cricket Committee will conduct another review after the conclusion of the same. However, it has already been relayed to the team management that there will be no points for second place.”
Earlier than the arrival of Misbah and Waqar, Chief Selector Muhammad Waseem additionally briefed the cricket committee about his choice coverage.
The cricket committee additionally reviewed the efficiency of home cricket and ladies’s cricket.