Pakistan Cricket Board has taken an unpredictable decision last night and the decision on Misbah-ul-Haq’s role has been debated worldwide. PCB took the occasion to their merit where they announced Misbah-ul-Haq as Pakistan Men’s Cricket Team coach and Chief Selector too. This dual role of Misbah has been questioned World Wide and it has been criticized by the veterans too. Shoaib Akhtar was no stranger to the situation and he took a jibe at Pakistan Cricket Board by tweeting on the Twitter. Another notable decision was the inclusion of Waqar Younis as Bowling Coach and the 3-year contract was signed between him and PCB.
Former Premier Pakistan Fast Bowler, Shoaib Akhtar came into limelight once again as he usually does. He congratulated Misbah-ul-Haq for his dual role in Pakistan Cricket Team and he was shocked that a single person was given two different roles. Therefore, he cracked a joke and took jibe on PCB.
“Congratulations to @captainmisbahpk for the new ‘dual’ role of Head Coach as well as Chief Selector for Pakistan Cricket Team. I am surprised he is not appointed the Chairman PCB as well along with it. Hahahaha. I am just kidding. I really hope he does wonders like before :)”: Akhtar wrote on Twitter.
Congratulations to @captainmisbahpk for the new ‘dual’ role of Head Coach as well as Chief Selector for Pakistan Cricket Team.
I am surprised he is not appointed the Chairman PCB as well along with it.
i am just kidding. I really hope he does wonders like before 🙂
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) September 4, 2019
Pakistan Cricket Board defended their decision by giving a statement that Misbah has been given dual roles to maintain the transparency, clarity of roles and accountability in Pakistan Cricket Team. After taking inputs from Misbah Waqar Younus was selected as bowling coach for the next three years.
As per reports, Misbah has to coach a franchise in PSL so it could be a hectic schedule for him in the upcoming years. It is remained to be seen whether he will be able to handle the pressure and workload or not. His first International assignment starts in Sri Lanka from 27th September where Pakistan Men’s Cricket Team will be playing 3 One Day Internationals and 3 T-20 International Matches against them.