Reinstating Mickey Arthur in PCB is a slap on the face of Pakistan cricket: Misbah-ul-Haq

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Former Pakistan captain and coach Misbah-ul-Haq termed the appointment of Mickey Arthur by the PCB as a slap on the face of Pakistan cricket.

While Mickey Arthur is likely to return as Pakistan Cricket Team Director, Misbah-ul-Haq has accused former Pakistani players of damaging the reputation of the system and coaching the Pakistan Cricket Board, currently under the supervision of Najam Sethi. accused of forcing to bring foreign coach for

The PCB’s talks with Mickey Arthur, who coached the Pakistan team from 2016 to 2019, stalled three weeks ago, but talks between the parties have picked up in recent days, with the cricket board agreeing to a deal with him as the team director. is close to doing while in the previous era he was carrying out the responsibilities as head coach.

While Mickey Arthur will retain a long-term contract with Derbyshire if he accepts the Pakistan coach’s duties, the parties have worked out an agreement and schedule that will see him retain both positions.

The move will be unusual for world cricket in that Mickey Arthur will not be with the Pakistan team on every tour but will have a select group of support staff running the operations.

Misbah-ul-Haq told leading cricket website ESPNcricinfo that it is a slap on the face of our cricket system that we are not even able to find a high-profile full-time coach.

He said that it is a shame that the best coaches do not want to come to Pakistan and we are insisting on keeping a person as a coach who is looking at Pakistan as a second option.

He said that for this shameful situation I blame our system which is built on such weak lines that anyone can exploit this system.

He said that we should blame ourselves for dishonoring our own people, defaming them and giving them a bad image.

He said that current and former players do not respect each other, the media and former players are using their YouTube channels for ratings and are damaging the reputation and values of our cricket, resulting in the impression that We are incompetent.

The former captain said that Pakistani cricket fans are always upset and upset, they get a wrong impression by seeing negative news in the media, the players talking against each other with resentment and contempt lowers the value of our community. and becomes a negative perception, the objective and constructive points of the game are rarely discussed during such discussions.

He said that cricket is the most popular sport in the country but sadly it is rarely mentioned properly in the headlines.

Misbah-ul-Haq said that it is chaos, former cricketers make fun of their fellow cricketers on national channels, which gives wrong impression to the fans, there is no respect and conducive atmosphere in the cricket system of our country.

Misbah-ul-Haq said that PCB is always ready to support foreign coaches but never supports local coaches. Can and they are ineligible.

He said, do we know that it is the bureaucracy of PCB that has politicized it? When that bureaucracy comes under pressure, they sacrifice the local coaches and they are never held accountable, it is the mismanagement and constant changes in the system that is a problem we will never have for our cricket. Can’t find a solid plan of action.

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