Pakistan cricket talks mend captaincy crisis after Afridi row PCB

Pakistan cricket talks mend captaincy crisis after Afridi row PCB. There have been numerous controversies recently, particularly surrounding the captaincy of the national white-ball cricket team. Babar Azam, the former captain, was reinstated as the white-ball captain, replacing Shaheen, just before the T20 World Cup 2024. Shaheen’s tenure as captain came to an abrupt end after only one series.

The situation escalated when the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) issued a statement on behalf of Shaheen, without his knowledge. To address the issues and make amends, Mohsin Naqvi traveled to Kakul to resolve the matter.

Pakistan cricket talks mend captaincy crisis after Afridi row PCB


PCB chief meets Shaheen, Babar in Kakul camp

Naqvi had a constructive discussion with Shaheen Shah Afridi, who was controversially removed as captain, confirming that all issues have been resolved. Naqvi attributed the mishap to PCB employees’ fault.

Shaheen expressed his desire to avoid further escalation of the situation and emphasized that all issues have been resolved. He urged the team to unite and emphasized his commitment to moving forward positively.

Addressing the players, Naqvi emphasized that future decisions will be merit-based, without any undue influence. Pakistan cricket talks mend captaincy crisis after Afridi row PCB, He praised every player as the pride of the country and emphasized the importance of hard work and fitness during training camps.

The decision to appoint Babar Azam as captain was made based on the recommendation of the selection committee.

Naqvi also announced that agreements have been reached with two foreign coaches, with official announcements expected in the coming days.

PCB chief visits Pakistan training camp, meets Shaheen after statement row

The PCB Chairperson reiterated the board’s role in providing facilities to players, emphasizing that on-field performance is crucial. He assured that players who perform well will be included in the team.

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Mohsin Naqvi, entrusted with multiple responsibilities, emphasized that the selection committee has full authority over team selection decisions. No one is allowed to interfere with their decisions, ensuring a fair and impartial selection process.

Waqas Anjum
I am a Pakistani blogger, I love to write educational articles. my goal is to help my Pakistani students.

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