"Arthur and I had a conversation [recently]. He wants me to work particularly as the bowling coach in the support staff team," he says.
“Political influence from outside is hampering the team’s performance, particularly in Test and ODI cricket,” says former skipper Rashid Latif.
Legendary player says Pakistan Hockey Federation is "not doing its work properly for improving the national game".
“I would definitely fight for the next five years,” he says. “This year, Insha Allah I would win both IBF and WBC titles this year.”
Unprepared Pakistan drastically misjudged England’s strength as well as their intentions, and consequently paid a heavy price.
The hosts confront heaps of issues that need serious and urgent attention.
Azhar despite his vast experience has not succeeded in finding the right recipe to become a rock-solid cog in the national side.
To defy and overcome this novel ‘Bazball’ storm required an extraordinary plan which Pakistan drastically lacked.
"Both the teams look quite strong and so the game can be close and interesting," he says.
Former Pakistan batter Ijaz Ahmed advises Pakistan to take today’s decider as a normal game.
The title victory Down Under will adorn his career while a loss, in the semi-final or the all-important decider, will obscure it.
“They could’ve won it. I was surprised to see them getting excessively defensive in the last couple of hours," says Nawaz.
Before the ICC World Test Championship final, they had never played a five-day match at the Rose Bowl.
Mohammad Rizwan indeed is the newest star on Pakistan’s cricket horizon.
The Proteas must be quite charged up after having revived their fortunes with a thumping victory over Sri Lanka at home.
The PCB has put Babar Azam under more pressure by handing him the Test captaincy.
Skipper Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq are the two most experienced pros in the current Pakistan squad touring England.
TIMES change, and with them the society. However, some things remain consistent.
Playing the sport and managing it are two entirely different things.
Mickey Arthur and Grant Flower are often criticised when the team flops. But what about Azhar Mahmood?