• Friday, October 07, 2022

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Moores turns down chance to coach Pakistan

Peter Moores has had two stints as England coach

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Former England coach Peter Moores has turned down an opportunity to succeed Waqar Younis as the new Pakistan coach, the 53-year-old Englishman said. Coaching Pakistan, traditionally a fractious bunch of talented individuals, is one of the toughest jobs in international cricket and Younis stepped down a disillusioned man last month after the team’s poor World Twenty20 display in India. Younis’ exit has forced the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) into fresh head-hunting and Moores said he declined a chance to return to international coaching after England sacked him for the second time last year. “I was hugely flattered to be approached,”…

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