Gary Kirsten
Gary Kirsten

Gary Kirsten: Pakistan has included two new coaches in the Pakistan team before the T20 World Cup: South African cricket great Gary Kirsten will begin his tenure as Pakistan coach next week as the Asian team finalizes its coaching setup for next month’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.

Before the T20 series against England later this month, Kirsten will take up his position as Pakistan’s white-ball coach. Four matches in the series will give the side crucial match preparation before the T20 World Cup in the United States and the West Indies. Will finish.

Pakistan have been drawn in Group A at the T20 World Cup along with arch-rivals India, Canada, Ireland and the USA and the 2014 champions have announced that Simon Helmot (fielding coach) and David Reid (mental performance coach) will be joining the squad And will provide Kirsten. With valuable support in the 20 over showcase.

But it is Kirsten’s arrival that has Pakistan excited about the prospect of a second T20 World Cup title and the former South Africa batsman is eager to get started.

“I’m truly excited to embark on this new journey with the Pakistan men’s cricket team. It’s an honour to coach such a talented and dynamic team, and I’m eager to contribute to their success on the international stage,” Kirsten said.

“These are indeed thrilling times for Pakistan cricket, with a new administration and players who are driven to deliver solid results. The upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 presents a fantastic opportunity for us to showcase our skills and uphold Pakistan’s legacy as a formidable force in cricket.

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“However, success will require collective effort, meticulous planning and unwavering support for one another. With 19 other teams vying for the title, we must consistently outperform our rivals to realise our aspirations.

“On a personal level, I’ve missed the experience of coaching at the international level and nurturing talented players to reach their full potential. I’m committed to working closely with the team to elevate their game and bring joy to fans around the world.”

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