Pakistan’s performance in World Cup is Satisfactory, Says Inzamam
Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq announced at a press conference that he will resign from the chair of the Selection Committee soon.
Speaking to the media at Pakistan’s Cricket Board headquarters in Lahore the former cricketer said he is satisfied with himself as head of selection and offered his services for any other responsibility if the council asked.
Inzamam announced he doesn’t request the contract renewal after July 30. Inzamam was appointed to head the panel in 2016 for three years till 2019.
Responding to a question about his assessment of the team’s performance at the 2019 World Cup, he said that “we were unlucky not to have qualified for the semi-final, but the players gave their best and that they were satisfied with their performance.”
He declined to comment on whether senior players like Shoaib Malik should retire or not. They can decide better for their future, he said.
At Imam-ul-Haq, for whom he has been heavily criticized. The coach-in-chief said the 23-year-old is very capable and was the captain of the under-19 team when he was not the coach.
Both head coach Mickey Arthur and batting coach Grant Flower asked me to include the left-handed hitter, Inzamam said. Pakistan won five of the nine matches in the mega event but failed to qualify for the NRR-based qualifier.