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PCB advertises positions of 2 coaches for national cricket team

11:30 PM | 30 Mar, 2024
PCB advertises positions of 2 coaches for national cricket team
Source: PCB

LAHORE – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday issued an advertisement inviting separate bids for the position of head coaches for the national team in red and white-ball formats.

According to the board's press release, applications are being sought from dynamic individuals capable of providing comprehensive coaching support across various formats. The deadline for submission is 5 pm on April 15.

Applicants for both roles must hold at least Level III Cricket Coaching Accreditation and possess a minimum of five years' experience coaching international and domestic teams.

This initiative follows the vacancy left by key personnel, including Mickey Arthur, Grant Bradburn, and Andrew Puttick, who were reassigned to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Lahore in November 2023, vacating their respective positions in January this year.

In its pursuit of a new head coach for the national team, the PCB has approached several former cricketers, including Darren Sammy, Shane Watson, and Luke Ronchi. However, Sammy declined the offer due to contractual obligations with the West Indies Cricket Board, where he serves as the head coach for ODIs and T20Is, in addition to coaching PSL franchise Peshawar Zalmi.

Watson's potential appointment fell through following a media leak regarding the proposed package, coupled with his existing commitments, such as coaching and commentary roles in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and as head coach of the Major League Cricket team San Francisco Unicorns.

Subsequently, the PCB turned to Ronchi, who requested time to consider the opportunity. Other names under consideration include Gary Kirsten from South Africa and Justin Langer from Australia.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 21, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71

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