The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday confirmed Grant Bradburn’s appointment as the men’s national team’s head coach for two years
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday confirmed Grant Bradburn’s appointment as the men’s national team’s head coach for two years. The board also announced that former South Africa cricketer Andrew Puttick has also signed a two-year-long contract as the batting coach of the men’s side while strength and conditioning coach Drikus Saaiman and physiotherapist Cliffe Deacon will continue to work in their roles. Kiwi Bradburn served as the head coach of the side during the recently-concluded home series against New Zealand on consultancy basis.
He is knowledgeable about the qualities and difficulties of the public side having recently filled in as the handling mentor from 2018 till 2020 preceding he moved to the Public Cricket Foundation to chip away at advancement of mentors.
Before his parts in Pakistan, Bradburn, a previous New Zealand cricketer, filled in as the lead trainer of Scotland men’s side.
“It is a significant privilege for me to work with the profoundly capable and skilful side like Pakistan as a lead trainer. We have been buckling down on raising our game and are anxious to exhibit our developing abilities,” Bradburn said in a PCB discharge
The Pakistan group the board has likewise disclosed a playing style with which it will approach the 2023 ODI World Cup.
“The style marked as ‘The Pakistan Way’ will see the group approach the One-Day Internationals in the development and during the super occasion with positive and striking strategies and going after methodologies,” the delivery said.
Explaining on the methodology, as of late designated group chief Mickey Arthur said: “Assuming a group wins without a culture, without a brand or without a style, it might work for a brief period yet will ultimately fall. In the event that a group is losing with a culture, a brand and its own style, then it is moving towards the correct course.
“So how would we accomplish The Pakistan Way? We accomplish this by winning while at the same time having our own way of life, our own kind of cricket and our own style. We won’t be happy with wins without that culture in the group.
“Pakistan as a country is glad for its personality, culture and style. I love Pakistan and Pakistan cricket; I need to abandon a heritage as a chief where the other world says we need to play The Pakistan Way,” Arthur added.
To make on-field progress, the group the board will underscore on the significance of building a culture where a player’s prosperity is delighted in by everybody and establishing a comprehensive climate where anybody can shout out at whenever and everybody is dealt with similarly, ultimately bringing about accomplishing aggregate objectives as a country and group
Pakistan are planned to highlight in a three-match ODI series against Afghanistan before the 50-over ACC Asia Cup and the public side will utilize these chances to test their true capacity, explore different avenues regarding seat strength and calibrate the side in front of the worldwide occasion.