Head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq on Tuesday outlined his selection policy and plans for the next six months before Pakistan Cricket Board’s Board of Governors throughout a gathering right here. Misbah was requested to attend the BOG assembly in individual to reply to the queries and considerations of some of the members who’re sad with the efficiency of the nationwide because the former Pakistan captain took cost in September.
“Misbah outlined the selection policy and plans for the next six months today and assured the BOG members that his main focus now remained on preparing a strong squad for the Asia Cup and World T20 Cup later this year,” a supply stated.
He stated Misbah had defined to the members that the selectors can be following a horses for programs policy for the next six months in order that they will get optimistic ends in the upcoming ICC World Test Championship matches and additionally put together a powerful unit for the T20 Asia Cup and T20 World this yr.
“Misbah explained at the BOG that the recalls of senior players, Shoaib Malik and Muhammad Hafeez for the T20 series against Bangladesh recently was part of this horses for courses policy,” the supply stated.
Misbah burdened it was vital for Pakistan to start out doing properly in all codecs and win matches as poor outcomes since final yr has prompted despondency amongst cricket followers.
“Misbah’s emphasis was that while he was also looking at long term planning and blooding some new players, pace bowlers in particular, but his main concern is that Pakistan build a strong Test squad and at the same time use all available talent for the T20 format so that Pakistan can win the two major events in this format,” the supply stated.
The supply stated some members had questioned Misbah in regards to the absence of continuity and consistency in selection selections to which the chief selector stated that they had learnt from previous errors.
Misbah apparently additionally knowledgeable the BOG that in coming months the selection committee wouldn’t hesitate to recall senior gamers within the T20 format when required.
The former skipper, nevertheless, made it clear to the BOG members that no participant can be given any latitude on health requirements as if Pakistan wished to be among the many prime cricket nations no compromise could be made on health issues and self-discipline.
He additionally made it clear that he was not below any stress as a result of of his two positions.
The BOG can be discussing a brand new policy of granting NOCs to gamers for international T20 leagues after a number of problems final yr on this space which resulted in some cricket boards being sad with Pakistan for not permitting or pulling again its gamers from their leagues at brief discover.
The BOG may even approve the monetary funds of the board moreover being briefed by the CEO, Wasim Khan on the preparations for the Pakistan Super League and relations with different boards.