LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has finally decided to appoint South Africa’s former cricketer Mickey Arthur as head coach of the national cricket team here on Friday.
The PCB released a statement confirming the appointment of the 47-year-old South African as Pakistan’s new coach. He replaces Waqar Younis, who resigned from the post last month after Pakistan’s disastrous Asia Cup and ICC World Twenty20 campaigns.
Geo News has reported that the PCB has finalised the terms and conditions with Arthur on phone.
Mickey Arthur is a South African cricketer who played South African domestic cricket from 1986 to 2001.He coached the South African national team from 2005 to 2010, and was the coach of the Australia national cricket team until his sacking on 23 June 2013.He has recently coached Karachi Kings in Pakistan Super League.
Arthur will assume his charge after coming to Pakistan by the end of this month.
Courtesy : TheNews