Waqar Younis appointed as Pakistan bowling coach

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LAHORE: Two-time former head coach and ICC Cricket Hall of Famer Waqar Younis has been appointed as bowling coach of the national side on a three-year contract.

Waqar’s appointment was approved by the PCB Chairman Mr Ehsan Mani.

In addition, Misbah ul Haq has been named the head coach of Pakistan cricket team.

The first assignment of Misbah-Waqar combination will be the upcoming three ODI and three T20I home series against Sri Lanka, which will be played from 27 September to 9 October.

The duo’s first series in the World Test Championship will be in Australia when Pakistan will play in Brisbane (21-25 November), followed by a day/night Test in Adelaide (29 November-3 December).

Misbah and Waqar have previously worked as a pair from May 2014 to April 2016 with the former as captain and the latter as head coach.

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