LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday expressed dissatisfaction over the performance of the national team during the last 16 months in a meeting chaired by its newly elected chairman Saleem Yousuf. However, he added that another review of performance would be made at the end of the home series against South Africa, which is set to begin in Karachi later this month.
Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis also briefed the committee.
While the PCB cricket committee expressed dissatisfaction with the team’s performance, it acknowledged the fact that the team had competed in exceptional and challenging Cove 19 conditions, resulting in the loss of a few experienced players. Presence was the result. Overall bottom performance
“The committee also recommended that the PCB should continue to support and support the team management, while recommending that the next performance after the home series against South Africa be reviewed.”
Apart from the Chairman, other members of the Committee were also present who attended the meeting. Wasim Akram and Umar Gul (via online), Yuvraj Mumtaz, Head, PCB Women’s Wing, Wasim Khan, Chief Executive and Director – International Cricket, Zakir Khan.
The committee reviewed the performance of the Pakistan men’s national cricket team over the last 16 months, during which the team played 10 Tests (two wins and five losses), five ODIs (four wins) and 17. Twenty (seven won and eight lost)).
Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis also attended the session on special invitation and provided their opinion and input to the committee. Prior to his participation, newly elected Chief Selector Muhammad Waseem also briefed the committee on his selection policies.
PCB Cricket Committee Chairman Saleem Yousuf said, “The PCB Cricket Committee has conducted a comprehensive but constructive, factual and objective review of the Pakistan Men’s Cricket Team in the last 16 months. The fact cannot be denied. We all want to see our team in the top three or four cricketing nations and our recent performance does not do justice to these expectations nor are we proud.
Nevertheless, we need to consider a number of other factors as well, and the committee was of the view that cove-19 was the biggest contributor to the cricket team’s invasive performance during the epidemic. The challenges of playing in the Cowboys-19 protocol have been faced not only by the Pakistan men’s national team, but also by all parties involved in international cricket at the moment, and team coaches and elite cricketers have regularly raised these concerns. ۔
“All professional and high-performing players need an environment where they can prepare their best for the international stage, which was not the case in the last two tours and was not the case in the last tour where the players It was limited to two rooms for weeks due to the policies of this particular quaid-free country.
“As a result, Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq and Shadab Khan were not available for Test selection after Fakhr Zaman missed the flight on the day of departure. These major losses affected the team’s mix, which resulted in the side’s overall poor performance against it, which has been unbeaten over the past two and a half years.
“Despite these losses, the PCB cricket committee strongly believes that the selection of players in the team selection and playing line-up should have been improved,” he said. The committee also acknowledges that more scientific and statistical work needs to be done on players with better communication to not only prepare them for major challenges but also to identify players who face a highly competitive environment. I can help other opportunities of my abilities. On a regular basis
With just two weeks left in the crucial series against South Africa, the PCB cricket committee will take another look at its conclusion. However, it has already been sent to the team management that there will be no point to come second.
International Director Zakir Khan updated the PCB Cricket Committee on the promises of the Pakistan men’s cricket team in the 2021 calendar year, which will begin with the home series against South Africa.
Zakir Khan informed the committee that all arrangements have been made for proper delivery of the series under difficult and challenging environment. The committee was told that spectators would not be allowed inside the venue due to government restrictions.
In addition to the series against South Africa, Pakistan will tour South Africa, Zimbabwe, England, West Indies and Afghanistan in the other events of the 2021 calendar year, and the home series against New Zealand, England and West Indies in Asia Cup T20 and ICC. Included with Schedule T20 World Cup in the second and final quarter of the year.
The PCB Cricket Committee commended the women’s wing for organizing and scheduling the international series against South Africa and England.
General Manager of PCB. Domestic Cricket, Junaid Zia gave a presentation on National High Performance Center and PCB’s domestic season 2020-21. He told the panel that the 255 domestic contract players involved in 185 matches of eight matches between September 30, 2020 and January 5, 2021, Pakistan Cup ODI tournament is currently underway in Karachi. It was also reported that 3,750 Covid-19 tests were performed.
The committee recommended that the High Performance Department focus on improving the quality of facilities for umpiring, pitches and other players. The committee also suggested that similar brand cricket balls should be implemented in all events and formats to further reduce the distance between the first and second XI parties and players.