Pakistan Cricket Board appoints Mushtaq Ahmed as bowling coach for Pakistani cricket Team
KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board appointed Mushtaq Ahmed as the spin-bowling coach of the Pakistan cricket team.
The former stalwart is the second important appointee in the Pakistan team setup after another legendary player Waqar Younis was appointed as head coach recently recently.
Mushtaq had a close fight with fellow player Saqlain Mushtaq for the bowling consultant; however, the board has preferred him due to his vast experience at the international level.
Mushtaq Ahmed Malik new Bowling Coach.Mushtaq Ahmed Malik is a Pakistani former cricketer who currently acts as the spin bowling coach for the Pakistan cricket team. A leg break googly bowler, at his peak he was described as being one of the best three wrist-spinners in the world. In an international career that spanned from 1990 until 2003, he claimed 185 wickets in Test cricket and 161 in One Day Internationals. He was at his most prolific internationally between 1995 and 1998, but his most successful years were as a domestic player for Sussex in the early 2000s.
Mushtaq was part of the Pakistan team which won the 1992 Cricket World Cup, and five years later, he was named as one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year. During his time with Sussex, he was the leading wicket-taker in the County Championship for five successive seasons, and helped the county win the competition in 2003, 2006 and 2007.