Miandad stresses need for coaching

December 1, 2008 | Cricket, General

The newly appointed Director General of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad held an extensive meeting with the coaching staff in Karachi and directed them to divert their energies for the improvement of the game at the grassroots level.

“It is imperative for the upliftment of the game that proper coaching is provided at the lower level,” he told coaches, analysts and physios and others connected with the game during the meeting here at the National Stadium.

Javed Miandad held a three-hour long meeting with Sindh Chief Coach and former Test paceman Jalaluddin, coaches Azam Khan, Haaris Ahmed Khan, Sagheer Abbas. Members national senior selection committee Shoaib Muhammad and Basit Ali were also present on the occasion.

He directed the coaches and other staff members to visit schools and colleges and impart training and coaching on these cricketers in order to get a technically better brand of cricketers in the future.

Javed Miandad asked the coaching staff to play their part in improving club cricket because as this was the most important area in the development and promotion of cricket.

In the meantime, PCB is preparing a comprehensive plan for free coaching and training of promising cricketers, he said.

Source:Cricket News

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