Mushtaq Ahmed Turns Down Gary Kirsten's Offer to Become Delhi Daredevils Spin Coach

Mushtaq Ahmed worked on the support staff of the Delhi Daredevils team during the Indian Premier League last season while also working with the England side as spin consultant.

updated: May 12, 2014 07:36 IST
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Karachi: Mushtaq Ahmed has turned down an offer to re-join the struggling Delhi Daredevils team for the remaining part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as he is all set to become the spin consultant of the national team. (Full IPL Coverage)

Mushtaq told PTI on Sunday that his agent had got an e-mail from the Delhi Daredevils head coach Gary Kirsten who wanted to know if he (Mushtaq) would be available for the remaining part of the IPL season. Mushtaq had worked with Daredevils during their equally disastrous last season. (Full Schedule)

"Unfortunately, I couldn't say yes to Gary because I am waiting to know whether the PCB will accept my application for the spin bowling consultant position. Also I really wanted to spend some quality time with my family which I have not been able to do for a while now due to my commitments with the England team," Mushtaq told PTI.

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