Dav Whatmore to stay on as Pakistan coach

Whatmore has come under fire for his failure to lift spirits within the Pakistani team and has attracted criticism from former players who believe he has played a passive role so far preferring to back captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Mohammad Hafeez in every decision.

updated: July 05, 2013 15:33 IST
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The Pakistan Cricket Board is unlikely to release head coach Dav Whatmore from his two-year contract despite the recent string of failures that the national team has endured in South Africa and England.

An official in the board said Whatmore, who joined the team in March 2012, is likely to be given a chance to complete his contract.

"The idea is to have some consistency in our decisions and not panic despite the recent poor results," a source said on Friday.

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