Published On: Fri, Mar 25th, 2016

Waqar decides to resign as head-coach after World T20


KOLKATA: Pakistan team head-coach Waqar Younis has decided to resign after World T20 2016 to evade being axed from his job.

According to a report, Waqar also addressed his team players and apprised them of his retirement decision.

He delivered an emotional speech to players before telling them about his likely retirement.

Pakistan team had a terrible World T20 campaign losing teo matches against India and New Zealand after thumping relatively weak opposition Bangladesh.

Waqar was also team’s coach during World Cup 2011 when Pakistan lost to India in the semi-finals at Mohali.

He had also resigned as the coach following the defeat and reportedly applied for coaching with Australia. But he was not considered.


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