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    "If we win 2-3 games, we are the best in the world, if we lose then sack everybody" : Wasim Khan

    PCB CE Wasim Khan speaking on TV

    "There are 220 million people in the country, politics and cricket are the main diet in the whole country, the country has been starved of cricket for a very long time so there is a huge appetite for Test cricket and we have probably lost half a generation who havent seen their heroes play locally and wanting to imitate them and wanting to play the game themselves; So there has been a huge impact on us, both financially and with the next generation coming through"

    "We recently played Australia in the UAE where we played 5ODIs, probably cost us to close to a $2 Million, and unfortunately no body watches the game over there so its a loss making exercise for us"

    "Again people are watching from afar 3 hours away from Pakistan - everyones tuned in to watch it, our players are walking out to empty stadiums and many of them havent played in front of a home crowd so [the series against SL] will be a huge moment"

    "We have had a bit of a false dawn where we think we are very close to playing India again and then, something happens and obviously they have had their elections recently and Modi is in there and he has a very different view of Pakistan which is a bit of a hardline view"

    "We have a very good relationship with the BCCI but unfortunately they have to go the government to get permission"

    "We are willing to play them anywhere but unfortunately their government is not giving them permission"

    "Certainly one of the things I have spoken to Cricket Australia, with Kevin Roberts is an in principle agreement to play 3 Test matches in the future every time we play against each other, and we are exploring A tours as well which is fantastic really"

    "We have over 250 foreign players now registered for the PSL from 15 different countries, MCC is sending a tour over which Kumar Sangakkara will captain, and he's been a huge advocate for wanting to get cricket back in as we have moved on so much"

    "The difficulty for us is the perception that still lies out there about what the country is like about whats going on, its safe as anywhere else; We have seen in Sri Lanka and New Zealand that terrorism is the scourge of every nation; We have seen in London Bridge whats happened 2-3 days ago; We have been incident free for a number of years and we implement security plans fantastically well because we have been doing these for a period of time"

    "I think Shane Watson's been an advocate of [international cricket in Pakistan] ... I think there is a recent quote from him, a very positive quote saying that its the safest place in the world to play cricket, so they have walked away with very good experiences - all the international players who have come over have spoken very fondly of Pakistan - infact the Sri Lankan players who came over, their comment after going back was can you lay off the security a little bit"

    "Waqar Younis is very excited about the current crop of fast-bowlers we have got, Musa Khan, Mohammad Hasnain who we saw in the white-ball game and of course we have Shaheen Shah Afridi and Naseem Shah as well, so I think we just need to be patient; I think what Pakistan is not good at, particularly the public is being patient; If we win 2-3 games, we are the best in the world, if we lose then sack every body"

    "So for us its important that we back these guys, we have seen glimpses here; I think Pakistan teams of the past when under the pump perhaps would have fallen very quickly but these guys have fought and we have seen great performances from the likes of Rizwan, Babar, Shan Masood today and Yasir Shah yesterday"


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    He isnt wrong, but poor selection will never be tolerated, and selecting shehzad and akmal in 2019 should not be happening. He needs to make sure Misbah is reminded of this.

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    Absolutely.

    When Pakistan started losing Test matches at home. Fans didn't bat an eye.
    We went from #1 to #7 in Tests, fans didn't have this kind of a meltdown.

    Then we pick a young team for Aus. We went with a strategy to develop players and give them experience.

    Then we lose the series there, like we have done each and every time since the 90s, whitewash every time, but fans start throwing a tantrum this time.

    Our public can't be trusted. They want us to throw out experienced seniors and also want immediate results.

    You can't have that. You don't see the results in your first series. Certainly not on a tour to Aus.

    We're on the path to building a team and the management deserves a chance of making it happen.

    We need to first stop losing Tests at home, which Sarfraz and Mickey Arthur combo had made a norm.
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    He is not entirely wrong though lol Each and every player is subjected to that. You have to assess players based on their skill set, assess the team based on their potency as a unit. Lower your expectations accordingly. Right after tour match against a decent team many thought it will be a close series where Pakistan may even surprise the Aussies. Some didn't fall for it as last time also Pak did well in the tour match.

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    It will be very harsh if he sacks everyone when the team losses.

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    Than don't worry about series of losses one after another. Be professional and concentrate on PSL to make money for PCB and hide all your wrong decisions under the carpet till it explodes. By then you don't have anything to leech from PCB.

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    Yes but Asad and azhar have been falling for multiple series and deserve the sack

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye View Post
    Absolutely.

    When Pakistan started losing Test matches at home. Fans didn't bat an eye.
    We went from #1 to #7 in Tests, fans didn't have this kind of a meltdown.

    Then we pick a young team for Aus. We went with a strategy to develop players and give them experience.

    Then we lose the series there, like we have done each and every time since the 90s, whitewash every time, but fans start throwing a tantrum this time.

    Our public can't be trusted. They want us to throw out experienced seniors and also want immediate results.

    You can't have that. You don't see the results in your first series. Certainly not on a tour to Aus.

    We're on the path to building a team and the management deserves a chance of making it happen.

    We need to first stop losing Tests at home, which Sarfraz and Mickey Arthur combo had made a norm.
    Bow does uncle iftekhar fit into this masterplan of making a new team, its Bull. Misbah has got to go, he refused to stop playing PSL last year and act as mentor but this year gets the job as coach. He had a conflict of interest when he decided Mickey should be sacked but we should trust such a shameless individual and the shameless one who appointed him despite him never having coached a school team

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    Sir Wasim's got it completely wrong about the public not being patient and about the losses. He fails to understand, it's not the symptoms we want to treat but the causes. We all knew that we weren't helping our chances by some of the bone headed decisions and thus results were as expected, absolute maulings.

    Sir Wasim should stop looking for excuses and start to earn his salary.

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    agreed.

    He is a good man but he needs to understand he gave too much power to Misbah. May be chief selector is okay but we need somebody else as a head coach.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kroll View Post
    Sir Wasim's got it completely wrong about the public not being patient and about the losses. He fails to understand, it's not the symptoms we want to treat but the causes. We all knew that we weren't helping our chances by some of the bone headed decisions and thus results were as expected, absolute maulings.

    Sir Wasim should stop looking for excuses and start to earn his salary.
    Also he should focus of learning some American accent to sound more upbeat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kroll View Post
    Sir Wasim's got it completely wrong about the public not being patient and about the losses. He fails to understand, it's not the symptoms we want to treat but the causes. We all knew that we weren't helping our chances by some of the bone headed decisions and thus results were as expected, absolute maulings.

    Sir Wasim should stop looking for excuses and start to earn his salary.
    He is developing a system and we have to give him some time. We have seen how incompetent people have been running PCB in the last 10 years so we can be patient with him for at least few years. Wasim has experience and competence and I seriously beleive he will deliver if given time. It takes time to understand mafias operating in the media and the PCB itself.

    some signs have been seen when our emerging team won against BD in final.

    we have seen before Wasim our young or even seniors losing to Afg.
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    Our domestic system is the root cause of our downfall as a top team in last 10 years. Even Aleem daar admitted BD domestic system is far better than Pakistan and his opinion can be serious ad he has umpiried in the BD domestic tournaments. If after few years Wasim doesn't improve our domestic system then I will be his biggest critic. His biggest challenge is shaping our domestic cricket to the level of top teams.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MRSN View Post
    He is developing a system and we have to give him some time. We have seen how incompetent people have been running PCB in the last 10 years so we can be patient with him for at least few years. Wasim has experience and competence and I seriously beleive he will deliver if given time. It takes time to understand mafias operating in the media and the PCB itself.

    some signs have been seen when our emerging team won against BD in final.

    we have seen before Wasim our young or even seniors losing to Afg.
    Then he selected 2 most bias and incompetent people Misbah and Waqar for coaching and selector position. Both Misbah and Waqar have love for oldies (not necessarily they are good).

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    Quote Originally Posted by MRSN View Post
    Our domestic system is the root cause of our downfall as a top team in last 10 years. Even Aleem daar admitted BD domestic system is far better than Pakistan and his opinion can be serious ad he has umpiried in the BD domestic tournaments. If after few years Wasim doesn't improve our domestic system then I will be his biggest critic. His biggest challenge is shaping our domestic cricket to the level of top teams.
    Really!!!! Most of the matches in BD domestic are fixed. It leaked out recently.If Aleem daar said this thing something seriously wrong about him.

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    Can somebody please explain in simple mathematics how does it cost $2m to host 5 damn ODIs in UAE? Who is minting the money here?

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    Australians do not tolerate defeats. I can list so many players from Australia whose careers got terminated after failing in one series.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gazza619 View Post
    Can somebody please explain in simple mathematics how does it cost $2m to host 5 damn ODIs in UAE? Who is minting the money here?
    UAE Cricket authorities charge a bomb to rent the stadium, then the PCB has to foot the bill in terms of lodging, dining and entertaining the players in the UAE as well and UAE is one of the most expensive places to live so that figure is not far off the mark. The ICC has stipulated that the hosting board has to provide bare minimum facilities to international players

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    The crunch is about to come...i have a feeeling the srilanka series will be pivotol..their team is very strong and we havent played home for ten years no idea what kind of pitches will be made hopefully pacy in pindi so we can even play three fast bowlers..

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    I can accept all these reasons, but the thought of Misbah‘s philosophy of mediocre ambitions leaves me cold on Pakistan cricket

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    Quote Originally Posted by gazza619 View Post
    Can somebody please explain in simple mathematics how does it cost $2m to host 5 damn ODIs in UAE? Who is minting the money here?
    Combine all the luxuries for 30 players and staff, first class flights and accomadation, along with renting the ground per day, and you'll get there pretty quickly.

    Oh, and the broadcast. Not cheap.

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    We have been losing for ages now, by the way, where are those 2-3 wins and who says we are the best after just 2 or maybe 3 wins ?

    Worst excuse ever by a PCB chairman considering continuous abysmal performance by the team for a very long time.

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    What's he on about???
    When was the last time we won an overseas match?
    How many overseas matches (only SENA countries) have we from 2017 till now?
    I can only find one.
    The one in England in 2018

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    Yes lets give it time to ruin our cricket further. We need 3 years to realize we made a mistake by picking this management. Till than lets expect ourselves of losing every series.

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    Except for the fact we lose all our games now.

    Honestly logic has left the window.

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    Pathetic statements.

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    Think Wasim should see these facts









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    Agree with him. Azhar and Misbah need to be given a long rope - canít reach conclusions in 1-1.5 years. Fans need to have patience.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MenInG View Post
    Think Wasim should see these facts







    Exactly. Pakistan was losing even before Misbah took charge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye View Post
    Absolutely.

    When Pakistan started losing Test matches at home. Fans didn't bat an eye.
    We went from #1 to #7 in Tests, fans didn't have this kind of a meltdown.

    Then we pick a young team for Aus. We went with a strategy to develop players and give them experience.

    Then we lose the series there, like we have done each and every time since the 90s, whitewash every time, but fans start throwing a tantrum this time.

    Our public can't be trusted. They want us to throw out experienced seniors and also want immediate results.

    You can't have that. You don't see the results in your first series. Certainly not on a tour to Aus.

    We're on the path to building a team and the management deserves a chance of making it happen.

    We need to first stop losing Tests at home, which Sarfraz and Mickey Arthur combo had made a norm.
    Best post and I don't even need to read the rest of the thread. Mickey literally made blunders after blunders and lost home series against SL and NZ and people acting out as if losing against Aus is a massive shocker. Hell this is in fact one of the decent Pak performances in Aus with a largely inexperienced team. Totally agree that the first step to regain former glory is to make your team formidable if not invincible at home again, Pak became a laughing stock of a team even at home under previous coach and it will take an herculean effort from Misbah to restore the reputation.

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    This fool will does not realize that the clown he appointed to lead us is, was and will continue to be a failure. Patience is justified only if you have the right people in place.


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    We have been crap for years hence their no patience. We are happy with mediocrity.

    The PCB is the least ambitious cricket board in the world. They always talk about changes being made . The reason they have to do that is because we rarely see any action from them.

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    ECB must be relieved that they didn't hire this clown named Wasim Khan.

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    He really needs to learn to stop demeaning the fan base and take some responsibility for the absolutely shambolic tour which just took place.

    Misbah was his appointment, Misbah has failed massively so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Plumb View Post
    ECB must be relieved that they didn't hire this clown named Wasim Khan.
    Kasam se.... ECB seems to have dodged a bullet there.


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    I find a lot of comments around Wasim Khan pretty xenophobic how dare an outsider come in and sort out the mess that the PCB is or comments re his accent etc. Years of mismanagement is not rectified overnight Pakistan. Sound like a broken record give him time!

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    Quote Originally Posted by hitthestump View Post
    He really needs to learn to stop demeaning the fan base and take some responsibility for the absolutely shambolic tour which just took place.

    Misbah was his appointment, Misbah has failed massively so far.
    Is this tour any more shamnolic than the previous tours of Australia Pakistan haven't won a test since 1995!

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    The problem is this.

    Pakistanís defeats in South Africa were down to the senior batsmen not scoring runs.

    But Misbah retained the failed senior batsmen, and discarded the bowlers and all-rounders who were doing fine.

    Pakistan only needed four changes of direction:

    1. To discard Azhar and Shafiq.
    2. To play and extra spinner or two (Zafar and Sajid) in Asia.
    3. To never again select Yasir Shah outside Asia.
    4. To replace Sarfraz with Rizwan.

    Misbah got the Rizwan call right, but messed up on Yasir and the senior batsmen.

    And then made it worse by unnecessarily discarding his all-rounders and by bringing back Imran and Iftikhar and selecting Musa which literally nobody else would have done.

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    @Junaids forget everything and please come to the Yasir Shah thread.

    He proved every theory of yours wrong about spinners in Aus. Became our 2nd best batsman and scored way more than Shadab ever can.

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    I have this sinking feeling that Azhar and Shafiq would make merry in the next series at home and hence justify misbah's faith in them. We would manage to cover up all our deficiencies in the next series.

    Wasim doesnt really understand that everyone is ok if we have a plan in place and that plan is followed. Right now Misbah is just making random decisions about everything. He picks the wrong people for the wrong format, he picks TTF again, he sacks Sarfaraz on performance grounds and makes Azhar captain (when azhars average is lower than sarfaraz), he brings in short fast bowlers to australia where the primary weapon is bounce. .... the list goes on and on. What are we going to achieve from this exercise after 2-3 years?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye View Post
    Thanks
    Thanks.

    Yes, a monumental task. Made even more difficult with the uncertainty about the home pitches.

    But we have to do it. Mickey n Sarfraz effects have to be reversed.



    This is the same as asking a new govt to give immediate results. Within a month.

    We're definitely on the right track. Top domestic system in place. Emerging players just won the Asian tournament. Good things ahead.
    Bhai what is the need of top domestic system if you are not picking the top talent from there? out of the playing eleven, who was the top 5 player in the last season?

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    Pakistanis need to realise that an Australian tour is always a writeoff. Non performance in Australia is not a big deal. Nobody wins there from Pakistan.

    Everybody should judge the progress of this team when it plays teams at home. If at home Pakistan starts losing to teams like it did under Mickey and Sarfraz, that's when you need to bring out the knives. Not when you've lost an Australian tour.

    However I'm just afraid Pakistan will lose at home because Pakistan have a pathetic home record since 1995. It's only UAE that we had mastered the conditions during Misbah's reign. If we whitewash SL at home, I'd say the team is moving in the right direction.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MenInG View Post
    Think Wasim should see these facts







    Interesting to see that even though we did lose our 4 games under Mickey + Sarfraz we never lost by an innings and few runs. These two defeats are by far the worst.

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    WK has no clue what has just happened or does he? Heís talking like thereís a plan in place and all will be good in the end. He has made the biggest blunder by selecting the most incompetent cricketer in Pak history as Chief Selector and Coach at the same time. Misbah with his defensive mindset and tunnel vision will only drag us down the pigeon hole.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Junaids View Post
    The problem is this.

    Pakistan’s defeats in South Africa were down to the senior batsmen not scoring runs.

    But Misbah retained the failed senior batsmen, and discarded the bowlers and all-rounders who were doing fine.

    Pakistan only needed four changes of direction:

    1. To discard Azhar and Shafiq.
    2. To play and extra spinner or two (Zafar and Sajid) in Asia.
    3. To never again select Yasir Shah outside Asia.

    4. To replace Sarfraz with Rizwan.

    Misbah got the Rizwan call right, but messed up on Yasir and the senior batsmen.

    And then made it worse by unnecessarily discarding his all-rounders and by bringing back Imran and Iftikhar and selecting Musa which literally nobody else would have done.
    Discard Azhar and Shafiq and bring in who? Keep Iftikhar?

    What about the openers?

    Who the heck is Sajid?

    Also what about the pace attack?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Shazzam View Post
    Interesting to see that even though we did lose our 4 games under Mickey + Sarfraz we never lost by an innings and few runs. These two defeats are by far the worst.
    you also have to look at quality of opposition and how we do in that country generally.


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    ADELAIDE: Underlining that changes at the grassroots will bring consistency in the country’s cricket, Pakistan Cricket Board chief executive Wasim Khan says his role is to overhaul domestic structure, eradicate inconsistency in performance, enhance revenues and improve infrastructure.

    In an interview with APP during the fourth day of the day-night Test between Australia and Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval on Monday, Wasim talked about his goals as cricket administrator and how the PCB is trying to do things over the longer term.

    On Pakistan’s domestic structure, Wasim said the domestic system was being overhauled in the country . “The introduction of six regional cricket associations instead of the 16 teams in domestic cricket was a right step which will promote cricket and minimise the gap between domestic and international cricket,” he remarked.

    To a query, Wasim reckoned in other countries it took almost two years to overhaul a domestic structure but we had done it only in seven months.

    Old domestic system, he elaborated, did nothing to overcome inconsistency in the players’ performance, stressing “inconsistency is the reason behind the lack of competitiveness among our players at international level”.

    “A domestic structure must develop game of a player and close the gap between the domestic cricket and international cricket, and it is the main focus of making six regional teams,” the PCB chief executive remarked.

    “I don’t mean that our players are not good enough but they don’t get the right environment to develop their game and this is the area where we need to work,” he said. “If we get the infrastructure right at all levels be it domestic system, coaching or the facilities to the players it will help the PCB overcome inconsistency.”

    About the pitches in Pakistan domestic circuit, he said pitches have to improve considerably.

    “One of my other priorities is to improve the quality of pitches in Pakistan. The pitches are massively different in Australia, England, South Africa and New Zealand and the PCB will work to prepare better wickets in order to give fair chances to our players on away tours like Australia,” he claimed.

    On the infrastructure like that of Australia, Wasim said the infrastructures in two countries (Australia and Pakistan) could not be compared, noting Australia had invested in the right areas over the years.

    “We are looking to develop six high performance centres to work under the six associations. We are devising ways where these associations can generate their own funds through sponsors.”

    Wasim termed the Pakistan Super League (PSL) an important platform for producing tough cricketers. “This League provides you the opportunity to provide players who have delivered under pressure.”

    He further said, “Bringing the [entire] PSL to the country was a huge achievement. PSL will be played at four venues in Pakistan including Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi and Multan in February 2020. Some 250 international cricketers from 15 countries have registered for the draft.”

    On the achievements during his stay in Australia, Wasim said he had met former Australian cricketers and the members of the Australian Cricketers Association -- since the decision to tour a country is taken by the players -- during his stay and tried to make possible tour of Australia ‘A’ team to Pakistan by the end of 2020.

    “I have done a lot of media work here and spoke to many Australian cricketers to make visits by foreign teams possible,” he explained.

    “Slowly but surely we are moving in the right direction. The PCB has invited South Africa, Afghanistan and Ireland to come and play T20 cricket against us in March next year.”

    On financial sustainability, the PCB chief executive admitted that there was a lot of work to be done on the commercial front to become more sustainable as a cricket board, adding since Pakistan did not play against India it causes a big burden on the revenue.

    “The PCB is too much reliant on the ICC, PSL, domestic and international broadcasting rights for revenues. [Therefore] there is a need to generate revenues from other sources and a commercial director has been appointed to discover more vistas for revenue generation.”

    On the 2020 T20 World Cup to be staged in Australia, Wasim urged Pakistan’s fans to back Misbah-ul-Haq and the team so that a squad could be built for the T20 World Cup and beyond.

    On the hiring of former Pakistan Test leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed as spin bowling coach, Wasim said,”Mushtaq is one of the many applicants and enjoys great respect among our players for being a former staff. Only the best man will get the job [of spin bowling coach].”

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    I have said it before. It is not about losing. Its the way we lose. This team has a pathetic attitude and worse captain and coach ever. Wasim Khan needs to accept responsibility for this screw up and fix this. Misbah needs to be removed ASAP.

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    They have been humiliated in all the formats this year

    0 wins in tests
    14 match winless streak in ODIs
    1 win in 10 T20Is

    So he can't blame the fans for their reaction

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    Shambolic Comments not expected from someone in high management in PCB.

    The noise is not due to we lost. This is because the way we lost; approach we are taking on of Misbah Era which took Pakistan Cricket back by 10 years during his time.

    2nd String Srliankan team defeated #1 team in T20 format under Misbah.

    Keep the circus going and let us see the results that will self destroy the PCB.

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    This guy is very shrewd and cunning. He knows how to bluff people. Most probably he will get away with this at least 6 years.

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    Sad to see how an honest person like Ik has changed and associated with crook like Wasim Khan, Misbah, Waqar. Politics has changed him.

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    The problem though, Mr. Wasim khan, is that Pakistan haven't won 3 test matches In a row since 2016.

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    Hang on, we've lost 7 of our last 8 Tests and lost three series on the trot. We're now down to 8th in the Test rankings.

    This is not the case of "up and down" Pakistan, but a constant pattern of defeat. And Wasim Khan's solution ? Hire an unqualified coach with ZERO experience and a recycled bowling coach.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Markhor View Post
    Hang on, we've lost 7 of our last 8 Tests and lost three series on the trot. We're now down to 8th in the Test rankings.

    This is not the case of "up and down" Pakistan, but a constant pattern of defeat. And Wasim Khan's solution ? Hire an unqualified coach with ZERO experience and a recycled bowling coach.
    Wasim Khan is there to increase his bank balance by all hype and hopeful talk. Even in 3 years later he will talk same with no improvement to show.

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    He's basically thrown all the passionate Pakistani fans under the bus.


    Have some Sehwag in your life.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Varun View Post
    He's basically thrown all the passionate Pakistani fans under the bus.
    The guy is fake. All is professionalism is just an act.

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    If there is one good thing he can do for Pak is to get our A guys to Australia on a regular basis .


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    I can't believe how some PPers are critisizing Wasim Khan as he's the root cause to all evil in Pakistan cricket. PCB has been in a mess since decades and to clean the mess and build a system, a couple of years needed. We need to show patience. A new domestic structure has been put, obviously its not perfect and with time improvements will be made but one thing I can say for sure is, its a step in the right direction. We don't have world class players, nor we have any system to nurture the talent. Give the guy his full tenure of 5years, and then only we can judge his peformances. I personally think, he's better than many and if being persisted with, he'll deliver.

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    Why are people so full of expectations of Wasim Khan,he was in charge of the worst county team in England. Leicestershire finished last in the county championship 2nd division multiple times.So how are people expecting that he will make Pakistan a top cricket team is foolish to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Varun View Post
    He's basically thrown all the passionate Pakistani fans under the bus.
    It was pretty dumb of Wasim Khan to ask the public to keep quiet after this humliating defeat. They have every right to be annoyed

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    Give him a year at least before lashing out on the guy. As far I see it the only major mistake they (Mani and him) have made is making Misbah both chief selector and coach without any experience.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PAF View Post
    I can't believe how some PPers are critisizing Wasim Khan as he's the root cause to all evil in Pakistan cricket. PCB has been in a mess since decades and to clean the mess and build a system, a couple of years needed. We need to show patience. A new domestic structure has been put, obviously its not perfect and with time improvements will be made but one thing I can say for sure is, its a step in the right direction. We don't have world class players, nor we have any system to nurture the talent. Give the guy his full tenure of 5years, and then only we can judge his peformances. I personally think, he's better than many and if being persisted with, he'll deliver.
    Partly agree but please refer post 60. Also the way he appointed Misbah and Waqar in a dodgy way, he loose trust to most of ppers. Misbah got head coach + batting coach + selector without any qualification and experience is the most unprofessional thing PCB ever did. In future no one will take PCB's job advertisement seriously and Wasim Khan will be solely responsible for that. If he made up his mind to appoint Misbah and Waqar even before advertisement why wasted other candidates' valuable time to bluff them?

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    If he still on about the icc tournament
    Pakistan havenít won two tests in a row since younis was still batting

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    The problem is that we are not winning the 2 games out of 5 which we used to!

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    Seems like a typical confused overseas born desi who probably holds Pakistanis in low regard, out of these certain types I have met they all love Misbah


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