The Babar Azam-led Pakistan cricket team’s performance in the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 was not satisfactory. Despite being among the top teams in the ICC rankings, Pakistan did not make it to the semi-finals. The 1992 Cricket World Cup champions could not put together a coherent performance and finished fifth in the points table. The Pakistani team has been facing criticism for its poor performance. Pakistan managed to win only four out of five matches played in the league stage. After Pakistan’s poor performance, there were demands to remove Babar Azam from the captaincy. A report on Tuesday expressed fears that the coaching staff will be sacked after the defeat in the Cricket World Cup. Let us tell you that high profile resignations have been given due to the poor performance of the team in the World Cup.
of Pakistan Sama TV According to the report, the Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to remove the foreign coaching staff. The report said that team director Mickey Arthur will also be removed. Pakistan Cricket Board chief Zaka Ashraf has started discussions on this with top officials. Zaka Ashraf will meet many top ex-players, including former Pakistan cricket team captain Younis Khan.
After Pakistan’s disappointing performance in the ICC World Cup 2023, Morne Morkel has resigned from the team’s bowling position. The resignation came only after Pakistan lost in the last match of the league stage. The Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed this. The former South African fast bowler joined the Pakistan team on a six-month contract in June this year. Morkel’s first assignment with the men’s team was a tour of Sri Lanka for a two-match Test series. The Pakistan Cricket Board will announce its location in due course.
“The Pakistan Cricket Board will announce its location in due course. Pakistan’s next destination is Australia for a three-match Test series from 14 December 2023 to 7 January 2024,” PCB said in an official statement. ,
Morne Morkel coached Pakistan in the Test series against Sri Lanka, which Pakistan won 2–0. Apart from this, Pakistan defeated Afghanistan in the ODI series during his tenure. Pakistan had a clean sweep in this series. He also coached the team for Asia Cup and World Cup. Pakistan ended their disappointing World Cup campaign with a 93-run defeat at the hands of England.
The Babar Azam-led team lost five of their nine matches. Pakistan suffered a seven-wicket defeat against arch-rivals India in the World Cup. Apart from this, the team also faced defeat against Afghanistan in ODI for the first time. Pakistan had a chance to clinch a ticket to the semi-finals with a big win against England, but the team lost that match as well.