Inzamam-ul-Haq likely to coach of Afghanistan team

ISLAMABAD: Afghanistan Cricket Board decided to appoint Pakistani former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq as head coach.


Inzamam-ul-Haq will join Afghanistan team before tour to Zimbabwe. According to reported, his contract will extend after the Zimbabwe tour.

Former captain said he accepted the offer only for Zimbabwe series where Afghanistan team will play five One Day International and two t20s.

The right-hand batting legend of Pakistan has represented Pakistan in 120 Tests scoring 8830 runs with an average of 49.60. He has 25 centuries and 46 fifties to his name in the five-day format.

Meanwhile, in the ODIs, he has piled up 11739 runs at an average of 39.52. He has 10 tons and 83 half-tons to his name in the 50-over format.

He was the captain of the Pakistan national cricket team from 2003–07 and is considered to be one of the best leaders in Pakistan Cricket history.

Inzamam rose to fame in the semi-final of the 1992 Cricket World Cup, in which he scored 60 off 37 balls against a strong New Zealand team.

His strong batting performance also propelled Pakistan to victory in the final of the 1992 Cricket World Cup. He remained one of the team’s leading batsmen throughout the decade in both Test and ODI cricket.