Replacing Andy Richardson, Pakistan Cricket Board appointed Iqbal Imam as Women’s batting Coach before upcoming ICC Championship against South Africa.
Iqbal Imam, Pakistan Women’s batting coach
Accordingly, Iqbal Imam is the head coach of Karachi reason before taking the charge. Moreover, he was in coaching panel of Pakistan Under-19 team, Under 17 women’s team and Pakistan A team as well. In a 15 years domestic career, Iqbal mam scored 8439 runs and taking 219 wickets as well. He will join the team’s training camp in Karachi, which begins on 9 April under head coach Mark Coles. They depart for South Africa on 29 April for three ICC Women’s Championship ODIs on May 6, 9 and 12. Which will be followed by five T20Is on May 15, 18, 19, 22 and 23.
The official statement from PCB
PCB managing director Wasim Khan asserted the official statement from PCB. “Iqbal is a hardworking and committed batting coach who fits perfectly in the PCB’s vision for women’s cricket. Which is to provide them with skilled individuals who will add significant value to both their development and performances.”
“In light of the PCB’s vision and strategy to invest further into women’s cricket and to help the women batters improve on their overall performance and become one of top performing sides in the world. Iqbal’s appointment is also a testament to the PCB’s commitment to reward and promote all the top performers, while also creating merit-based coaching opportunities for talented Pakistani coaches.
“The tour to South Africa is an important one as our team will like to build on their success against the Windies and move up the points table. In addition to this, this challenging tour also provides a chance. For the Pakistan girls to prepare for next year’s ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020.”
Therefore, Replacing Andy Richardson, Pakistan Cricket Board appointed Iqbal Imam as Women’s batting Coach before upcoming ICC Championship against South Africa.