Pakistan’s legendary batsman Younis Khan has made a surprising declare that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) nonetheless owes him Rs. 60 million.
Throughout an interactive session with media representatives, Younis was requested about declining the chance to teach Pakistan under-19 cricket crew.
One media particular person cited the instance of Misbah-ul-Haq and stated that he not solely is the top coach and chief selector of Pakistan’s nationwide crew, however he additionally coaches Islamabad United. Was it due to cash provided by the PCB that you simply, regardless of being decided to teach the under-19s, declined the chance?
To this, the 2009 ICC World Twenty20 profitable captain responded:
I by no means had the greed of cash throughout my enjoying profession. As an alternative, the PCB owes me Rs. 60 million in arrears from my time within the crew. I’m among the many handful of cricketers who introduced their retirements whereas within the crew.
He additional claimed that he has served Pakistan cricket for 17 years and he’s accessible if the nation ever requires his companies in any form or kind.
On having intense opposition throughout the PCB, the previous Peshawar Zalmi batting coach replied:
Level out a single one that doesn’t need to work with me. It’s shocking that PCB and I are by no means on the identical web page, but even my harshest critics can’t refute what I’ve completed for Pakistan.
When requested concerning the choice of Shoaib Malik and Mohamad Hafeez within the current T20 sequence towards Bangladesh, Younis stated
It doesn’t matter who you’re or what you age is, if you’re enjoying nicely, you deserve a name as much as the nationwide crew.
You will need to level out that the PCB had approached Younis Khan for appointing him because the coach of Pakistan’s under-19. Nevertheless, negotiations fell by when Younis needed to have extra affect in choice issues relatively than simply being round and guiding the upcoming cricketers the overall stuff.
PCB needed to copy BCCI’s success with Rahul Dravid because the coach of the Indian under-19s. Underneath Dravid’s mentorship, India gained the under-19 world cup in 2018 held in New Zealand.