Saqlain Mushtaq, Waqar Younis in the race for the job of Pakistan coach

Newly formed selection panel under Moin Khan to meet in Karachi on Tuesday to pick the squad for Pakistan's upcoming international assignments. The side will form the nucleus of the World Cup 2015 to be played in Australia and New Zealand.

updated: April 28, 2014 18:45 IST
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Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has set a deadline of May 5 to see who are the interested candidates for the position of head coach, batting coach, fielding coach and spin consultant. (Captain should be liked by the team: Moin)

Former fast bowler Waqar Younis is a likely contender for the job of head coach but according to one official, the PCB would wait and see who all aplied for the different positions. There was also confirmation from the official that former off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq had also applied for the role of head coach and spin consultant. (Shehzad tipped to be T20 skipper)

Pakistan have been without a regular coach once Dav Whatmore stepped down after the Test and ODI series against Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates earlier this year. Former captain and current head of the selection committee, Moin Khan then took over coaching responsibilities for the Asia Cup and ICC World T20, but he was sacked soon after. (Hafeez quits as T20 skipper)

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