Misbah Vs. Mickey – Who Was Pakistan’s Worst Head Coach? [Comparison]


Pakistan head coach, Misbah-ul-Haq, is below fireplace for the crew’s poor efficiency on the tour of New Zealand. Pakistan’s latest string of outcomes have been poor as properly, having misplaced an ODI in opposition to the thirteenth ranked Zimbabwe and the Take a look at sequence in opposition to England. There have been rumors that Misbah is quickly to get replaced as the top coach after the upcoming sequence in opposition to South Africa, with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in talks with a high overseas coach.


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Misbah was appointed as the top coach 16 months in the past, taking on reins from South African Mickey Arthur, after a poor marketing campaign within the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Many feared that Misbah was too inexperienced to be the coach of the nationwide facet, having lately retired from Worldwide cricket and having little expertise as a coach of a high facet.

Mickey however was an skilled coach who had already coached the likes of South Africa and Australia on the worldwide degree. Pakistan’s performances below Mickey have been spectacular as properly, not less than in white ball cricket. Pakistan lifted the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 by defeating arch-rivals India below Mickey’s tenure and in addition grew to become the primary T20I facet on the planet. However, as has been the norm with Pakistan cricket, the performances began to deteriorate and Pakistan’s failure to qualify for the semi-finals in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 was the ultimate nail in his coffin.

As Misbah’s tenure as head coach nears an finish, let’s evaluate the performances of Pakistan crew below each the coaches.


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Mickey Arthur

Mickey Arthur took over the reins of the crew in Might 2016, below his teaching Pakistan performed a complete of 133 matches in all codecs. Pakistan’s Take a look at performances have been underwhelming, whereas ODI performances had room for enchancment, however the T20I performances have been immaculate, profitable eleven sequence consecutively.

Matches Gained Misplaced Drawn/Tied No End result W/L ratio
Assessments 28 10 17 1 0.588
ODIs 68 32 34 2 0.941
T20Is 37 30 7 4.285

Misbah-ul-Haq

Misbah’s document in ODI’s appears immaculate however the stats don’t inform the entire story. Pakistan have performed solely 5 ODIs in Misbah’s tenure, three of them in opposition to Zimbabwe and two in opposition to a depleted Sri Lankan facet. Pakistan’s T20I performances have additionally taken a dip within the latest years and the image doesn’t look fairly for Misbah.

Matches Gained Misplaced Drawn/Tied No End result W/L ratio
Assessments 10 2 5 3 0.4
ODIs 5 4 0 1 0
T20Is 17 7 8 2 0.875

 

Efficiency in all codecs

Matches Gained Misplaced Drawn/Tied No End result W/L ratio
Mickey 133 72 58 1 2 1.24
Misbah 32 13 13 4 2 1

 

Stats by way of cricinfo



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