Pakistan team will miss the services of batting coach in the T20 series against Afghanistan, Muhammad Yusuf excused himself from going to United Arab Emirates with the team due to personal reasons.
According to the sources, Muhammad Yusuf says that his wife’s health is unwell, he is asking for prayers.
In the absence of Mohammad Yusuf, head coach Abdul Rahman will also take charge of batting coach.
Earlier, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had announced the name of Muhammad Yusuf as the head coach, but the next day Abdul Rehman was made the head coach and Muhammad Yusuf was retained as the batting coach.
According to the sources, Abdul Rahman will become the head coach of Pakistan A team after the Pakistan and Afghanistan series, Sabih Azhar is being appointed as the head coach of Pakistan A team for the tour of Bangladesh, while former Test off-spinner Tausif Ahmed will be appointed as Pakistan U-19. The manager of the team is being made.
Sources say that former head coach of Pakistan team Saqlain Mushtaq is in discussion in United Arab Emirates and it is proposed to make him the head coach of Emirati team.
It should be remembered that the first match of the series of 3 T20 matches between Pakistan and Afghanistan will be played on March 24 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, while the second and third matches between the two teams are scheduled for March 26 and 27 in Sharjah.