Pakistan Cricket Board confirms Mickey Arthur as men’s team director

Mickey Arthur appointed as director of Pakistan men's team

The Pakistan Cricket Board on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Mickey Arthur as the director of the men’s team. Arthur, who was previously the team’s head coach, will be responsible for ‘designing, formulating and overseeing strategies’ for the team. He will also be part of the coaching staff for the 2023 World Cup.

Notably, Arthur was the head coach of Pakistan from 2016 to 2019. He led the team to the No. 1 Test and T20I spot and also helped them win the 2017 Champions Trophy. The PCB issued a statement confirming Arthur’s appointment. The Pakistan Cricket Board today confirmed the appointment of Mickey Arthur as Director of the Pakistan men’s cricket team. In this role, Arthur will be involved in planning, preparing and overseeing the strategy behind the Pakistan men’s team,” the statement read. Will be.”

Meanwhile, PCB Management Committee Chairman Najam Sethi is happy with Arthur’s appointment. “I am delighted that Mickey has formally rejoined the Pakistan men’s cricket team with an enhanced role, wherein he will be responsible for formulating and implementing strategy for upcoming assignments across all formats. In addition, he will also be responsible for strengthening the national team culture, identifying and grooming future stars so that we strengthen our bench-strength and strategically secure our future.”

Arthur was offered a full-time coaching role but turned down the offer as he wished to continue coaching English county team, Derbyshire. “I am extremely thrilled to be rejoining the Pakistan cricket team and look forward to working with the team,” Arthur said. Since moving on, I have tracked the players and their collective performance. This is a talented group with the potential to become number one across formats and my endeavor will be to strategize and create an environment that can contribute to further enhance their performance so that we get the best out of them. on his appointment.