Former captains call for change in Pakistan captaincy and coach

Pakistan's humiliating 4-1 defeat against South Africa has angered former greats who feel Misbah-ul-Haq and Dav Whatmore must be replaced from the their positions of authority.

updated: November 12, 2013 12:19 IST
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Karachi: Former captains and players reacted strongly to Pakistan's 1-4 debacle in the one-day series against South Africa with some of them calling for a change in the captaincy as well as the coach.

"Misbah is a spiritless captain and that is hurting the team and our cricket. I don't think there is any justification now for the board to retain him any further atleast in one-day matches," former fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar said on Geo News channel. (Related: South Africa thrash Pakistan by 117 to win series | Scorecard | Match in pics)

Former captain, Muhammad Yousuf also blamed Misbah for the current crisis in the national team.

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