Pakistan head trainer Mickey Arthur has advisable to the PCB’s Cricket Committee that Sarfaraz Ahmed be sacked from captaincy as he himself sought two extra years to ship “exceptional effects”.
The Committee reviewed the group’s performances within the final 3 years, together with the Global Cup, the place Pakistan may just no longer qualify for the semifinals.
In line with a supply, Arthur instructed to the individuals that Shahdab Khan will have to exchange Sarfaraz as captain within the limited-over codecs whilst Babar Azam will have to be given the reins of the Take a look at facet.
“Arthur did have some unfavourable issues to mention about Sarfaraz’s captaincy abilities to the individuals,” the supply stated.
“I would like two extra years with the Pakistan group after which I will be able to ship exceptional effects,” Arthur is thought to have advised the Committee, headed via PCB Managing Director Wasim Khan.
Khan may have yet one more consultation with the individuals on Wednesday ahead of forwarding suggestions at the appointment of the brand new group control to the board Chairman Ehsan Mani.
Arthur has been running as head trainer with the Pakistan group since mid-2016. He has additionally implemented for the placement of head trainer with the Sri Lankan Cricket Board.
Beneath him, Pakistan’s greatest acquire was once successful the ICC Champions Trophy two years again. The group was primary in ICC’s T20 ratings however efficiency in Take a look at cricket dipped greatly whilst it remained inconsistent in One-day layout.
The contracts of Arthur and different give a boost to workforce member will expire on August 15.
Assets stated Arthur, who made a presentation to the Committee at the group performances and choice choices, is alleged to have left the individuals unimpressed along with his arguments and explanations.
“The individuals weren’t glad along with his argument that when the 2017 Champions Trophy the fielding requirements of the Pakistan group went down after the pressured go out of fielding trainer, Australian Steve Rixon.
“Arthur made a giant deal out of Rixon’s surprising departure in August 2018 as he had problems with the PCB control over not on time bills,” in keeping with dependable assets.
The supply added that when Arthur’s presentation, the committee individuals mentioned different choices and one of the most individuals instructed making an attempt Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardena however was once knowledgeable that since he was once running with the Mumbai Indians within the IPL, the PCB would in finding it tough to trap him with a greater pay package deal.