KARACHI: Former national team bowling coach Waqar Younis has given a reason for his resignation.
Speaking on ARY News’ Eleventh Hour program, former bowling coach Waqar Younis said, “Everyone knows my role. I am not going to run away, I am not going to fight. There are two to three reasons for resigning.”
Waqar Younis said that when Misbah-ul-Haq resigned, I had no justification to hold the post. There were also problems due to Corona. This is one of the reasons for his resignation.
“It’s not just one or two of us, almost the whole board has changed. Whenever a new team comes, it brings its own people. It has a lot of experience in cricket, so things are known first,” he said. It was time to leave.
The former bowling coach said that new people should come on the board, new people should get a chance, new people come and bring changes.
In response to a question, Waqar Younis said that he has never played a role in team selection, he was working as a bowling coach, watching the bowling side, I had no idea what was the opinion of Misbah-ul-Haq in team selection.
Waqar Younis said that Rameez Raja has an idea of cricket as the chairman of the board, he has been associated with cricket and will pay more attention to cricket, in the past the chairman of the board did not come as a former player.
The former coach said that he had nothing to do with the decision to remove Sarfraz from the captaincy. Rizwan performed well so Sarfraz did not get a chance.
Waqar Younis said that some players have fitness issues but I will not talk about selection. Speaking in terms of age, it is wrong to say that there are all young players, there are still players in the team who are over 30 years old. I expect and I want Pakistan cricket team to play well and achieve success.
He said that some people criticized me which I was very sorry to hear. I come to the position of coaching on merit. Look at the critics, not sit outside and criticize. It is brave to come to the board and look into matters. I will definitely apply again if I get another chance.