PCB should have made Inzie batting coach: Qadir
ISLAMABAD—Former leg-spinner Abdul Qadir on Wednesday questioned the wisdom of appointing peal to the PCB Patron in chief to kindly intervene and appoint some cricketer who can run the board in a better way. “If matter won’t be sorted out now then the future of our cricket is not bright,” he said.
He said there were many top cricketers in Pakistan who can run the board in a better way than the administrators. “In my view Majid Khan, Javed Miandad and Zaheer Abbas know cricket way better than the administrators,” he said.
Speaking about the appointment of coach for the national team, he said there should be no head coach and captain should be given the responsibility of the team. “The captain should also be a member of the selection committee as the players would then fear him and will play with responsibility,” he said.
He said he is totally against foreign coaches who coach other countries instead of their own. “How a player who earned fame and name because of his country can coach another nation,” he said.
Qadir said the International Cricket Council (ICC) should bind coaches to coach their own country. “We got a lot of talented coaches in Pakistan then why to look for them from abroad,” he said.
Talking about the Younis Khan incident during the Pakistan Cup, Qadir said first the board allows him to play in the tournament and when it gets criticism from former cricketers’ it pulls Younis out and fines him. “PCB officials are poor in making right decisions at right times and cannot handle pressure,” he said.—APP
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