Naming Pakistan's Asia Cup squad and new head coach held up: Sources

Waqar Younis was expected to be named as head coach of Pakistan but the sudden dismissal of PCB chairman Zaka Ashraf reportedly held up the announcements.

updated: February 11, 2014 11:32 IST
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0: Two major announcements about the new head coach and the Pakistan squad for Asia Cup were held up due to the sudden dismissal of PCB chairman, Zaka Ashraf and would be reviewed by the new management committee and its Chairman, Najam Sethi at their meeting on Tuesday.

A reliable source in the board told PTI that Zaka Ashraf was due to announce former Test captain, Waqar Younis as the new head coach of the team on Monday and also give approval to the Pakistan squad for the Asia Cup.

"But both announcements were held up due to his sudden sacking by the government," the source said.

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