The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday prolonged batting coach Younis Khan’s contract until 2022 T20 World Cup in Australia.
The PCB stated it had acquired constructive suggestions about Younis’ position throughout tour of England, which paved method for his contract extension.
“I’m delighted that Younis will now be with for, no less than, the subsequent two years as our batting coach. The suggestions we acquired about Younis’ influence in a brief time period in England was glorious,” Pakistan Cricket Board Chief Government Wasim Khan stated.
“His work ethics, dedication and data are second to none, and I’m assured that his appointment will profit quite a few proficient batsmen.”
When not on nationwide responsibility, Younis will work on the Excessive Efficiency Centre at Karachi, the place he shall be joined by one other Pakistan legend Mohammed Yousuf.
“The PCB can even be utilising Younis Khan’s experience and expertise when he isn’t on nationwide responsibility as he’ll assist native batsmen hone their expertise.”
“That is a part of the PCB’s technique to appoint highly-qualified and revered coaches throughout all main centres of the nation in order that we are able to begin producing cricketers who can characterize Pakistan with distinction,” Wasim added.
In his taking part in profession, Younis had scored 10,099 runs in 118 Checks, together with a career-best 313. He additionally turned world primary batsman within the ICC rankings.
He additionally led Pakistan to its maiden T20 World Cup triumph in 2009.
“I’m happy to hitch the Pakistan cricket set-up on a long-term foundation,” Younis stated on his half.
“I felt honoured after I was given the chance this summer season and completely loved my time, and I now sit up for persevering with the work with the identical group of individuals on an vital tour of New Zealand,” Younis stated.
Younis had travelled with the Pakistan squad to England this summer season as batting coach however the appointment was restricted to that collection solely.
“I had an excellent expertise in England and realised this was a job I used to be having fun with because it pertained to working with the gamers and serving to them give their greatest performances,” he stated.
The previous skipper is completely satisfied that he has been entrusted with the responsibility of unearthing younger expertise.
“I’m notably completely satisfied that my scope of labor has been prolonged past the nationwide duties. I’m equally and eager at working on the home stage by figuring out potential batsmen after which serving to them enhance their expertise,” he added.
The PCB additionally introduced the appointed former Take a look at spinner Arshad Khan as the ladies’s crew’s bowling coach for one 12 months.