"I Have Not Been Approached And I Have No Intentions Of Taking That Job" - Waqar Younis On Pakistan Team Bowling Coach Role

Updated - 18 Jan 2023, 03:42 PM

Waqar Younis. (Credits: Web)

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi has decided not to renew the contract of the Pakistan cricket team’s bowling coach, Shaun Tait. There are speculations that the former Pakistan captain and legendary fast bowler Waqar Younis will rejoin the team as the bowling coach. Waqar opened up on speculations and said that he has “no intentions” of taking the role.

According to Pakistani media, PCB has approached Waqar Younis for the role as the position of bowling coach is vacant. There were also rumors that Younis would be given a place on the selection committee. Younis has coached Pakistan four times in the last 17 years. His first stint began in 2006, and his most recent assignment ended in September 2021, when he was replaced by Shaun Tait.

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Sorry If Have Hurt Your Feelings – Waqar Younis

Waqar Younis took to Twitter to confirm that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had not approached him for Pakistan’s bowling coach role and said he had no intention of taking the position.

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Waqar Younis (Image Credit: Twitter)

“Lots of speculation around me taking on the bowling coach roll (role) of Pakistan team. Let me be very clear I have not (been) approached and I have no intentions of taking that job,” Waqar Younis wrote.

Earlier, Waqar tweeted, “Does not matter if I’m approached for the job you mentioned dear, what matters the most is your approach and selection of wards toward writing this tweet. Sorry if have hurt your feelings.”

The former Pakistan bowler is currently working as a commentator for the ongoing International League T20 competition in the United Arab Emirates. Younis has coached teams in franchise leagues; however, he has mostly worked as a cricket expert and commentator of late.

Waqar Younis led Pakistan in both Test and ODI formats. He is considered to be one of the greatest fast bowlers in Pakistan. He represented Pakistan in 87 Tests and 262 ODIs and picked 373 Test wickets and 416 ODI wickets, respectively, in his career.

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