Former Pakistan Head coach Mickey Arthur has accepted Najam Sethi’s offer and will assume charge as Pakistan’s head coach in the next few days.
The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) 14-member management committee, Najam Sethi, contacted the former South African cricketer about his role in the new set-up.
Mickey Arthur’s contract with English county Derbyshire is ending soon and he would join PCB as coach after the contract of Saqlain Mushtaq expires in February 2023. According to the sources, Mickey Arthur will join the team before the start of the Pakistan Super League’s eighth session.
According to sources Mickey showed resentment against his unceremonial ouster from the coach position last time and demanded that this should not happen again.
Mickey Arthur is a South African-Australian former cricketer. 54-year-old Arthur served as Pakistan’s coach from May 2016 to August 2019.
During his tenure Pakistan became No.1 Test team in 2016 and won the Champions Trophy in 2017. Mickey Arthur’s efforts also supported Pakistan win T20 in 2018.
Earlier PCB Chairman Najam Sethi removed Mohammad Wasim from the post of Chief Selector and appoints Shahid Afridi as Chief Selcetor of National Cricket Team. According to details, the decision came after Najam Sethi took charge of the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) management committee.