Moin Khan, Waqar Younis top contenders for Pakistan coaching job

No foreign coach has applied for the Pakistan cricket team job as the Pakistan Cricket Board's coach selection committee on Sunday shortlisted six candidates for the roles of head coach, batting coach and fielding coach.

updated: February 09, 2014 22:18 IST
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Karachi: Former skipper Moin Khan, who was recently sacked as the manager of the national side, has emerged as a strong candidate to be appointed head coach of the Pakistan cricket team.

The coaching committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will meet in Lahore to discuss the list of candidates, who have applied for the posts of head coach, batting and fielding coach. The committee that includes former captains, Wasim Akram, Javed Miandad and Intikhab Alam and the chief operating officer of the board, Subhan Ahmad will recommend the names for the coaching posts to the PCB chairman. (Also read: Wasim Akram fined for violating traffic rules)

According to PCB sources, Akram has recommended Moin's name to the board to appoint him as head coach for the upcoming Asia Cup and World T20 Cup in Bangladesh. "Akram is a strong supporter of Moin but wants the Board to only appoint him for a four month period since there is no international commitment of the Pakistan team until next October," the source said.

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