The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the appointments of Grant Bradburn as Head of High-Performance Coaching and Saqlain Mushtaq as Head of International Player Development as part of the prestigious High-Performance Centre’s restructuring.
As per details, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the appointments of Grant Bradburn and Saqlain Mushtaq as part of the prestigious High-Performance Centre’s restructuring.
Saqlain Mushtaq Profile:
Saqlain Mushtaq is a British Pakistani cricket coach, YouTuber, and former cricketer who played in Tests and ODIs for Pakistani national cricket team. Regarded as one of the best spin bowlers in the history of cricket, he is best known for pioneering the “doosra”, a leg break delivery bowled with an off-break action. He was the fastest to reach the milestones of 200 and 250 wickets in ODIs.
Saqlain played 49 Test matches and 169 One Day Internationals (ODIs) for Pakistan between 1995 and 2004. He took 208 Test and 288 ODI wickets and also scored a Test match century as well, against New Zealand in March 2001. Until 2016, Saqlain was the fastest bowler in the history of ODI cricket to take 100 wickets.
Grant Bradburn Profile:
Grant Bradburn, a tall, offspinner and lower-order batsman, played for Northern Districts for 16 seasons. His international career seemed over when he was left out of the New Zealand side after the 1992-93 series in Sri Lanka, but he was recalled in 2000-01 at the age of 35, although without any great success. In all, he played seven Test matches and 11 One-Day Internationals and ended his career as the player with most appearances for Northern Districts with 115 matches, 4614 runs at an average of 27.96.