Rashid Latif Was Chosen as Head Coach and Chief Selector Earlier than Misbah


Former wicket-keeper, Rashid Latif, claimed that he was chosen as the top coach and chief selector of the Pakistan Cricket Crew earlier than the appointment of the present head coach, Misbah-ul-Haq.

Latif mentioned that negotiations with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) CEO, Wasim Khan, have been profitable and issues regarded all however confirmed earlier than PCB Chairman, Ehsan Mani, refused to nominate him.

Latif mentioned that the discussions went easily with Wasim Khan, however perhaps Mani was not glad with the financial facets of the appointment.


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Misbah-ul-Haq was appointed as each the top coach and chief selector as a substitute of Latif. Misbah has since resigned from the submit of nationwide crew chief selector, citing workload points as the issue. Misbah has additionally been below fireplace as the top coach, with Pakistan failing to impress not too long ago, having misplaced to New Zealand, and dropping an ODI in opposition to Zimbabwe at dwelling.


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Latif mentioned that his relationship with PCB is wholesome, and he is part of the cricketing system, so he won’t ever be out of contact. Latif was hesitant to disclose too many particulars and mentioned that there are lots of issues that he has witnessed, each pre and post-retirement, that he can’t confide in the general public.

Earlier than Misbah’s appointment, the previous quick bowler, Shoaib Akhtar, and TV persona, Dr. Nauman Niaz, had spoken about Latif on the verge of getting the twin position, however it did not materialize.



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