Waqar Younis’s contract expanded until England’s tour

KARACHI: On Thursday, Pakistan announced that its national team’s head instructor Waqar Younis will accomplish his responsibilities in anticipation to the end of England’s tour shortly this year.

The contract of Head Coach Waqar Younis’s two-year agreement is expected to expire in May this year, but Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan stated that his squad administration will maintain until September.

Pakistan is currently playing four Tests and five one-day internationals and a Twenty20 on the tour. The tour is likely to initiate from June 29.

Successive to the two warm-up games, the prime Test starts at Lord’s from July 14.

Waqar Younis who is Head Coach of the team, took over as chief coach in June 2013, and underneath him Pakistan has mislaid six of the nine one-day series.

The Pakistan’s cricket team has shown development in the Tests but the success and winning of the four of their six series, trailing down one and initiating the other.

“We have not taken a final decision on the contracts of the team management but Waqar and other staff will continue until the end of Pakistan’s tour of England,” Khan told AFP.

The expedition is expected to be Pakistan’s original to England given that their renowned tour in 2010 when three of Pakistan’s players who are supposed to be the then Test captain Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir were incriminated in allegation to the spot-fixing during the Lord’s Test.

Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir, all three of them were jailed in the UK.

Nevertheless, they successfully finished their five-years proscribe in September this year and are qualified to participate at international level.

On January, Mohammad Amir has since been qualified in Pakistan’s limited over company for the excursion of New Zealand starting with the first Twenty20.

Pakistan is expected to cooperate in three Twenty20 and as many one-day internationals on the New Zealand tour.