The Pakistan Cricket Board announces Mickey Arthur as Head Coach Pakistan Cricket Team.
A panel was appointed comprising Wasim Akram, Ramiz Raja, and Faisal Mirza to make recommendations to the PCB. The panel received and reviewed applications forwarded four recommendations to the PCB for it to make a final decision.
Following detailed consultations on this matter at the last Board Of Governors’ meeting and further telephone consultations by the PCB Chairman with BOG members, discussions with Mickey Arthur were initiated and he has confirmed his acceptance of the post of Head Coach of the Pakistan Cricket team.
It is expected that Mickey Arthur will be able to join the PCB toward the end of this month.
Mickey played 110 first class games as a batsman in South Africa. As coach, led the South African national team to world number one rankings across all formats. Under his coaching South Africa won 13 consecutive ODIs, equaling Australia’s world record.
He also served on the ICC Cricket Committee 2008 – 2010, Mickey dveloped and led the implementation of a national high performance coaching framework for South Africa, leading to the rise of internationally successful talent.
As a head coach he has worked with teams like Karachi Kings (2016), Dhaka Gladiators (2015), Jamaica Tallawahs (2014), Australian National Cricket Team (2011 – 2013), South African National Cricket Team (2005 – 2010)