Pakistan squad Director and Head Coach Mohammad Hafeez shifted blame for Test and T20I series losses to Australia and New Zealand, local media reported Thursday. Hafeez met with Shah Khawar and PCB COO Salman Naseem. The 43-year-old said the players were too focused on franchise T20 leagues to play the game. Hafeez blames players for Australia and New Zealand losses. After poor performances in Australia and New Zealand, Hafeez will likely step down as director.
Players caused Australia and New Zealand losses, says Hafeez
Blackcaps beat Men in Green 4-1 while Pakistan fell 3-0 Down Under. The team signed “Professor” Hafeez till December 15. PCB will likely ask him to stop. On January 23, Shah Khawar, Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and PCB Election Commissioner, became PCB Chairman. The Election Commissioner has Chairman PCB powers under Article 7(2) of the PCB Constitution and the Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Ministry’s notification. Shah Khawar is PCB’s fifth leader in 14 months.
Ramiz Raja, Najam Sethi, Ahmed Shehzad Farooq Rana, and Zaka Ashraf led the board before him. I appreciate Mr. Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar, PCB Patron, trusting me. My top priority is a free and transparent PCB chairman election as soon as possible “Khawar.
Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar, the PCB’s patron, named Mohsin Naqvi as the new Board of Governors representative. The appointment replaces Management Committee Chairman Zaka Ashraf, who resigned. Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Fawad Hasan Fawad told Geo News that Mohsin Naqvi’s candidacy as the patron’s BOG delegate has been announced.