Moin Khan

  • PCB to announce Twenty20 skipper on September 16 6 days ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will announce their new national Twenty20 captain on September 16 and by that time they also hopes to finalise a pool of players for the World Cup. Shaharyar Khan, who heads the board, told reporters in Lahore that before September the selectors and the...
  • Harsh decisions need to be taken before World Cup: Moin Khan September 4, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's chief of selectors and manager Moin Khan on Thursday called for bold steps to lift the team's performance ahead of next year's World Cup following a disastrous tour of Sri Lanka. Pakistan lost the two-match Test series 2-0 and went down 2-1 in one-day internationals on last month's tour,...
  • Saeed Ajmal reported for suspected illegal bowling action August 11, 2014

    Dubai: Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during his side's seven-wicket loss in the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka at Galle International Stadium on Sunday. The off-spinner must undergo testing within 21 days, an ICC media release said Monday. The match officials' report, which...
  • Hope Waqar-Moin combo would rid Pak team of divisions: Sethi May 7, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Najam Sethi says he has put faith in the combination of head coach Waqar Younis and chief selector-cum-manager Moin Khan to rid the national team of divisions and internal problems. "Waqar will be the strategic driving force in the team and Moin's main role is chief...
  • Najam Sethi spells out reasons for giving dual job to Moin Khan May 1, 2014

    Karachi: PCB chief Najam Sethi has spelt out the reasons for giving the dual responsibility of chief selector and managing the Pakistan team to former captain Moin Khan. "We decided that if the chief selector was also the manager it would ensure the players don't relax at any stage and were...
  • PCB chief summons Moin Khan to discuss captaincy issue May 1, 2014

    Karachi: The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board Najam Sethi has summoned chief selector Moin Khan to Lahore for a meeting on Thursday following the outbreak of a controversy over the captaincy issue. Just hours after former Test captain, Moin Khan told a press conference here on Tuesday that a change...
  • Misbah will captain Pakistan in World Cup: PCB April 30, 2014

    Karachi: Putting his weight behind Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan Cricket Board chief Najam Sethi has said that the senior batsman will lead the national team in the 2015 World Cup even as newly-elected chief selector Moin Khan has indicated a change in captaincy. Moin said in a press conference here on Tuesday that...
  • Pakistan players face fines over lack of fitness April 30, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan players will be fined and face being dropped from the team if they do not meet required fitness standards in new plans designed by the national selection committee to prepare for the 2015 World Cup. Chief selector Moin Khan said unless players raised their fitness standards and worked on...
  • Moin Khan says discussion held on captaincy issue April 29, 2014

    Karachi: The captaincy issue of Pakistan cricket team was on Tuesday re-ignited with chief selector and national team manager Moin Khan conceding for the first time that discussions were held whether to change the skipper or not. Moin, however, made it clear that until now no decision has been taken on...
  • New Pakistan Cricket Board selection committee to meet on April 29 April 28, 2014

    Karachi: The newly formed national selection committee headed by the former captain Moin Khan will meet on Tuesday to start preparations for Pakistan's forthcoming international assignments, which will culminate with the World Cup in 2015. "Our first task is to identify and shortlist around 30 to 35 players who will form...
  • Former player Moin Khan to lead Pakistan's biggest-ever selection team April 25, 2014

    Pakistan cricket chiefs on Friday appointed a six-member selection committee - the biggest in its history - to choose the team to start a hectic season leading up to next year's World Cup. Former captain Moin Khan will head the committee, two members larger than usual, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)...
  • PCB could change ODI captain in coming weeks, hints Moin Khan April 25, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's new chief selector Moin Khan on Thursday dropped a hint that the PCB could go for a change in captaincy of the one-day team in the coming weeks. As the board continues to make changes and give new assignments as part of its-sake, Moin said that a captain should...
  • Pakistan Cricket Board appoints Moin Khan as chief selector cum manager April 21, 2014

    Karachi: In a surprisingly hurried move, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has entrusted on former captain Moin Khan the dual responsibilities of holding the post of chief selector as well as managing the national team. Since being inducted into the board last year, Moin has held three important positions. He was head...
  • Pakistan looking for new cricket coaches again April 18, 2014

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board is again looking for new coaches after the national team's poor performance in the World Twenty20. The PCB didn't renew the two-month contracts of head coach Moin Khan, batting consultant Zaheer Abbas, and fielding coach Shoaib Mohammad. Also, Mohammad Hafeez stepped down from the captaincy after...
  • Pakistan should learn from Indian cricket: Moin Khan April 11, 2014

    Karachi: India's continued dominance in ICC events and BCCI's influence in international cricket has prompted Pakistan coach Moin Khan to admit that India is not only a powerhouse but they should take a leaf out of the neighbour's book. The former wicketkeeper-batsman believes that Pakistan fans, players and board need to...
  • PCB chairman summons Hafeez, Moin, Zaheer April 3, 2014

    Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi is meeting head coach Moin Khan, captain Mohammad Hafeez and chief cricket consultant Zaheer Abbas on Thursday to hear them out the reasons for the team's failure to make the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 tournament. Sethi picked Moin as head coach from...
  • West Indies blew us in five overs, says Moin Khan April 2, 2014

    Dhaka: Pakistan team coach Moin Khan on Wednesday said his team was blown away in the last five overs by the West Indies, costing them a place in the World Twenty20 semi-finals. The West Indies blasted 82 runs in the last five overs to recover from a struggling 84 for...
  • We have to be at our best to beat dangerous India: Moin Khan March 15, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's former captain and the manager of the national side, Moin Khan has warned his wards to be wary of India when they meet in the World T20 Cup in Bangladesh next week. "It was a big morale booster for us when we beat India in the Asia Cup...
  • Coach Moin Khan confident of Pakistan's Asia Cup title defence February 19, 2014

    Lahore: Newly appointed Pakistan cricket coach Moin Khan on Tuesday urged his players to shrug off "the fear of failure" as they prepare to defend the Asia Cup which starts later this month. Pakistan began a four-day training camp ahead of the competition which starts in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka...
  • Short contract not a worry for Pakistan coach Moin Khan February 18, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan coach Moin Khan is not worried about his short-term contract. Good performances by the team over the next seven weeks, he believes, should earn him an extension. Last week, Khan was appointed for the Asia Cup this month and World Twenty20 next month, both in Bangladesh. After that, the...
  • PCB chief promises important role to Waqar Younis February 15, 2014

    Karachi: The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Najam Sethi has promised an important role for former Test captain, Waqar Younis in the country's cricket set-up in the near future. He also didn't rule out the possibility of Waqar eventually returning to take over as head coach for a long term. A...
  • No hard feelings over coaching snub: Waqar Younis February 12, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistani fast-bowling legend Waqar Younis insisted on Wednesday he had no hard feelings about being overlooked as national coach and threw his weight behind Moin Khan. The 42-year-old was shortlisted alongside Khan to replace Australian Dav Whatmore, whose contract ended last month, but the ex-wicketkeeper was given the nod...
  • Moin Khan appointed Pakistan coach for Asia Cup and ICC World T20 2014 February 11, 2014

    Karachi: The Management Committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board on Tuesday appointed former wicketkeeper Moin Khan as head coach of the national team for the upcoming Asia Cup and World T20 Cup tournaments in Bangladesh, ignoring former Test captain Waqar Younis for the top job. The management committee which met in...
  • Moin Khan stands strong chance to be named Pakistan's head coach February 9, 2014

    Karachi: Former skipper Moin Khan, who was recently sacked as the manager of the national side, has emerged as a strong candidate to be appointed head coach of the Pakistan cricket team. The coaching committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will meet in Lahore to discuss the list of candidates,...
  • PCB interim committee shortlists candidates for head coach January 16, 2014

    Karachi: The Interim Management Committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) at its meeting this week shortlisted three candidates to take over as head coach of the national team for the Asia Cup and the World T20 Cup to be held in Bangladesh in the next three months. "The interim committee...
  • Moin Khan likely to become Pak's head coach for short period December 20, 2013

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Moin Khan is likely to take over as the head coach of the national cricket team for a short period after Australian Dav Whatmore's contract ends in February next year. A reliable and well placed source in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) told PTI that while former...
  • Moin asks Misbah to change his approach to captaincy September 20, 2013

    Karachi: Insisting that stripping him of the captaincy won't do any good, Pakistan cricket team manager Moin Khan instead said the Test and one-day skipper Misbah-ul-Haq should change his approach. Former Test captain Moin met the caretaker chairman of the PCB, Najam Sethi in Lahore and submitted his report of...
  • PCB doesn't intend to retain Whatmore as coach: sources August 11, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan will have a new head coach for the Asia Cup and the ICC World Twenty20 Championships in Bangladesh next year as the PCB has no intentions of renewing Australian Dav Whatmore's two-year contract when it expires in March, 2014. "At the moment the present PCB management has decided to...
  • Moin Khan appointed Pakistan chief selector July 15, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan's cricket bosses on Monday appointed former captain Moin Khan as chief selector, a post he said he took on as a challenge. The 41-year-old takes over from Iqbal Qasim, who stepped aside earlier this month in a move seen as a reaction to the team's miserable performance in...
  • PCB plans to rope in Moin as cricket manager April 6, 2013

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is planning to give a major responsibility to former national captain and wicketkeeper Moin Khan in the forthcoming ICC Champions Trophy in England. A reliable source in the PCB confirmed to PTI that two senior officials and former captains Javed Miandad and Intikhab Alam had been...