Inzaman –ul-Haq to coach Afghanistan’s National cricket team for two years,with background of 120 tests and 388 ODIs for Pakistan,He has agreed to be the batting consultant for the recent tour of Zimbabwe where Afghanistan scored a historic series win.
Kabir Khan, the former coach of the Afghanistan team who is a national selector in Pakistan, said,” Inzamam had agreed to sign a proper two-year coaching contract with the Afghanistan Cricket Board.”
During an interview Inzamam accepted to be the Afghanistan National cricket team coach.
Afghanistan’s coach Inzaman-ul-Haq has credited the passion of the team as the reason behind their 2-0 win in the T20 series against Zimbabwe. Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by five wickets in the second T20 international in Bulawayo, notching up another landmark result after the 3-2 win in the ODIs.
The Afghanistan’s Former cricket team supervisor Kabir said,” Inzamam is satisfied what the Afghanistan National cricket team did against Zimbabwe.”
Kabir said Afghanistan had always had aggressive bowlers and fielders but they needed to improve their batting and Inzamam was ideal for them. “Inzamam is a cricket great and he can do a lot to improve their batting standards. And his calibre and stature is such he will remain above any petty politics which have hurt Afghanistan cricket,” he said.