Former Pakistan captain, Rashid Latif, believes that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) mustn’t have sacked the previous captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed, and former head coach, Mickey Arthur. Latif believes that their sacking has harmed the nationwide group, and it has proved to be a big setback to Pakistan cricket.
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Latif mentioned that regardless of a disappointing marketing campaign within the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, the group was progressing properly underneath the duo and had a terrific venture of their palms.
Former wicket-keeper mentioned that there was no concrete purpose to take away Mickey as the top coach of the group and believes that his sacking was solely because of the politics throughout the group. Latif mentioned that Pakistan had an excellent file underneath Mickey Arthur, and he ought to have been allowed to proceed to take the nationwide group to new heights.
Each Mickey and Sarfaraz have been faraway from their roles quickly after the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2019. Mickey was sacked only one month after the event, whereas Sarfaraz was sacked after the group’s dismal efficiency in opposition to Sri Lanka within the T20I sequence in November 2019.
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Latif mentioned that the choice to take away them and appoint Misbah-ul-Haq as head coach of the nationwide aspect has been an enormous setback for the event of the group. He refused to solely blame Misbah for the group’s poor performances as he believes that Misbah has been pressured to take the job.
“I don’t blame Misbah-ul Haq maybe he didn’t need to be head coach. He was younger and inexperienced as a coach, so why appoint him? It’s the PCB that’s to be blamed for what has occurred,” Latif mentioned.
The 52-year previous expressed his disappointment at Pakistan’s latest ODI sequence loss in opposition to a makeshift England aspect and mentioned that the group is simply not adequate to compete with the highest sides on the earth. He mentioned that he might solely hope that the group performs higher within the T20I sequence as a result of Pakistan doesn’t have room for any extra setbacks.