India better than us now, says former Pakistan skipper Zaheer Abbas

The former batsman also called on the Pakistan Cricket Board to appoint a batting coach for the national team as soon as possible and said in his opinion Javed Miandad should be the first choice for the job.

updated: September 18, 2013 12:20 IST
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Karachi: Former captain Zaheer Abbas feels restoration of bilateral cricket ties with India would prove to be beneficial for Pakistan as presently India is in a stronger position in world cricket.

"I have always said that regular Indo-Pak cricket relations and ties also lead to improved relations at people to people and government levels," Abbas told PTI in an interview.

The former batting great, who has held key positions in Pakistan cricket, said he was happy to see Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif taking steps to encourage regular cricketing and sporting ties between the two nations.

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