Miandad to assist Pakistan batsmen before World T20

Published: September 11, 2012

He has been given a special assignment for a short period: PCB. PHOTO: AFP/FILE

KARACHI: Pakistan’s former test captain and prolific batsman Javed Miandad will join the national team in Sri Lanka to give batting tips ahead of the World Twenty20 this month.

“He has been given a special assignment for a short period before the start of the World Cup,” a Pakistan Cricket Board spokesman said.

Former Pakistan coach Miandad, 55, will not interfere with the work of current boss Dav Whatmore for the September 18-October 7 tournament but will instead concentrate on any individual batting niggles following a series of recent collapses.

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Reader Comments (8)

  • Donga Bonga
    Sep 12, 2012 - 12:28AM

    Forget Miandad… How can anyone assist players like Shoaib Malik?

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  • Ammar
    Sep 12, 2012 - 12:55AM

    The one who has never played a T20 in his life .. wow what a move

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  • Hafiz Shah Ali
    Sep 12, 2012 - 5:03AM

    Shoib Malik should not be part of pakistan team .His performance is hopeless and disappointing

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  • Raj Kafir
    Sep 12, 2012 - 8:47AM

    Janab Javed Miandad Saab can really assist Pakistani batsmen before World T20. Being a father in law of daughter Janab Daud Ibrahim, he knows the best. Janab Javed Miandad Saab, I am sincerely thanking you in anticipation for cleaning the cricket via your vital personal ties to a King of Cricket Corruption.

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  • Nauman
    Sep 12, 2012 - 10:40AM

    For what did we hire Whatmore!??

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  • Only Pkaitsnai
    Sep 12, 2012 - 11:38AM

    Good move

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  • Roti, kapra aur..
    Sep 12, 2012 - 12:14PM

    Miandad is no doubt a batting great! but he cannot and should not function as a coach. The board’s insistence on constantly making positions for him is not digestible. Politics in cricket !

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  • Hamid
    Sep 12, 2012 - 9:22PM

    Not Miandad, only people like Imran Khan can do some magic. This team is dead like never been.

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