Not ideal, Pakistan spinner disappointed with timing of Misbah and Waqar’s resignation

Shadab Khan said the timing of Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis' decision to step down as Pakistan head coach and bowling coach respectively was not ideal

Pakistan limited overs vice-captain Shadab Khan: “It [decision to step down] was their [Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis] personal decision and I cannot comment on that. But it is not an ideal situation”

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Pakistan spinner and limited overs vice-captain Shadab Khan has admitted that the timing of Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis’ decision to resign as head coach and bowling coach respectively was not ideal.

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Not been approached for the bowling coach role, successful Pakistan all-rounder says

Azhar Mahmood said he has not been approached for the Pakistan bowling coach role

Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood: “I have not been approached for the role [bowling coach] by anyone so far”

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Former all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has revealed that he has not been approached to succeed Waqar Younis as bowling coach of the Pakistan team.

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Bad time to resign, Azhar Mahmood on departure of Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis

Azhar Mahmood said it was a bad time for Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis to resign as head coach and bowling coach respectively

Azhar Mahmood on Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis resigning: “The timing of this is not right as the T20 World Cup is near and that is something that theses coaches were working on in the last couple of years”

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Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood believes head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis resigned from their respective roles at the wrong time.

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Travesty to make Misbah head coach in the first place, Pakistan swing specialist says

Aaqib Javed said it was a travesty to make Misbah-ul-Haq Pakistan head coach in the first place

Aaqib Javed: “Making Misbah-ul-Haq the head coach was a travesty against the Pakistan team. I think the new coach will be a foreigner”

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Ex-Pakistan seamer Aaqib Javed said it was a “travesty against the Pakistan team” when Misbah-ul-Haq was appointed as head coach.

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Wait before judging him, Misbah on Pakistan big-hitter who has only played one proper inning

Misbah-ul-Haq said wait before judging Azam Khan

Misbah-ul-Haq: “Azam Khan has really played one proper innings so far and you cannot judge much from that and only when he has played more can we say anything about him”

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Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq said people should wait before judging wicketkeeper-batsman Azam Khan.

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They are three-dimensional, Misbah on entertaining Pakistan trio who are crucial players

Misbah-ul-Haq said Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali and Mohammad Nawaz are three-dimensional players

Misbah-ul-Haq: “Shadab Khan and even Hasan Ali’s performances along with those of Mohammad Nawaz will be be crucial and will provide stability to the side”

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Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq said Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali and Mohammad Nawaz are three-dimensional players who are crucial to the team.

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About 8-9 players have already cemented their places in the T20 World Cup squad, Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq says

Misbah-ul-Haq said about 8-9 players have already cemented their places in the T20 World Cup squad

Misbah-ul-Haq: “About 8-9 players are set in their positions for the T20 World Cup and we know who their replacements will be as well”

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Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has revealed that about eight to nine players have cemented their spots in the T20 World Cup squad.

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