Pakistan Announced This Former New Zealand Cricketer As Their Head Coach Just Ahead Of Asia Cup And World Cup

Recently Pakistan won an ODI series against New Zealand by 4-1. After this, the Pakistan team announced the team’s new head coach. Pakistan has not found a permanent coach after Saqlain Mushtaq’s tenure ended in February this year. Now a veteran of New Zealand has been responsible for the coach’s post.

Pakistan has appointed Grant Bradburn as it’s head coach for two years. While Andrew Puttik of South Africa has been appointed the batting coach. Bradburn had earlier been the fielding coach of the Pakistan team in 2018. Then in 2021, he also worked as a high-performance coach.

Earlier, Abdul Rehman was made the coach of Pakistan for the 3 T20 series against Afghanistan. Whereas Abdul has been nominated as the assistant coach. At the same time, Umar Gul has been selected as the bowling coach. Grant Bradburn already has coaching experience, which could be useful for the Pakistan team. He has scored 460 runs in 7 Tests and 318 runs in 11 ODIs playing for New Zealand.

Before this, Bradburn was the head coach of Scotland. At the same time, from 2018 to 2020, he was the fielding coach of Pakistan. According to media reports, former Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur will take over as the team director.

PCB Management Committee Chairperson Najam Sethi stated, “I am delighted to name Grant Bradburn as the head coach of our men’s side. Bradburn joins the side with a plethora of coaching experience. After having worked with our men’s side before and at the National Cricket Academy, he understands our culture and philosophy of cricket well and is an ideal candidate to take our team forward.”

After becoming the head coach of the Pakistan cricket team, Grant Bradburn said, “It is a great honor for me to work with a highly talented and skillful side like Pakistan as a head coach. We have been working hard on our raising our game and are eager to showcase our growing skills. Mickey Arthur and I are excited to support, challenge and develop our players.”

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