Published On: Thu, May 5th, 2016

Stuart Law rejected PCB’s offer to coach Pakistan



Stuart Law, the previous Australian cricketer, has refused Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s proposal to coach Pakistani team.

The law is the second foreigner who rejected the offer for head coaching Pakistani cricket team for male later than previous England coach Peter Moores.

Shaharyar Khan, the chairman of PCB, affirmed to the Indian news agency that the previous Bangladesh and Sri Lankan team coach has stated that he won’t be capable of working with the Men in Green right away. Shaharyar Khan, PCB chief stated to Indian press as, “Yes, there are hurdles in the way of signing on Stuart Law as head coach,”

He continued by saying that “He had applied for a coaching position with us but he has now conveyed he is more interested in a consultant’s position and that he wouldn’t be able to join the team immediately.”

Khan also affirmed the PCB Board of Governance (BOG) collectively selected the previous Australian batsman as the initial option, with ex- New Zealand coach Andy Moles as the second option.

He affirmed as well that the board is currently in discussion with Moles together with previous Australian batsman and Pakistan Super League (PSL) opening edition victor Islamabad United coach Dean Jones to fill up the post which is empty later than the resignation of Waqar Younis. He told that “We are now also talking to Moles and Jones although the BOG had some reservations over some candidates,”

The 82-year-old furthermore stated that the board desires to proclaim the new head coach in some days, so he can adhere the team for the training for the England trip, which is because of begin afterward subsequently month. He told that “We want the new coach to join the team before the tour to England from next month,” he further added, “Once the head coach is appointed we will also finalize the rest of the support staff with him,”


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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.

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