PSL 2021: Quetta Gladiators Appointed Umar Gul As Bowling Coach

Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

12th Jan, 2021. 05:46 pm
Quetta Gladiators Umar Gul

Quetta Gladiators, former Pakistan Super League (PSL) champions has appointed Umar Gul as the bowling coach for the teach for PSL 6.

According to the details, Gul have replaced all-rounder Abdur Razzaq as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to issue non-objection certificates to national and head coaches provicial teams.

Quetta Gladiators owner Nadeem Omar said he is delighted on signing Gul.

“Gul will bring in his wealth of experience and his appointment will prove very beneficial for the likes of speedsters Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah and Usman Shinwari,” Nadeem stated.

“He ruled the T20 format for years so we couldn’t have asked for a better replacement and it’s like a family member returning to the team. I also want to thank Razzaq for his exceptional services over the years.”

The 36-year-old played 47 Tests, 130 ODIs and 60 T20Is for Pakistan and took 163, 179 and 85 wickets respectively.

It should be mentioned here that Gul has played 47 Tests, 130 ODIs and 60 T20Is for Pakistan. He had represented the Gladiators in PSL’s first two seasons.

Moin Khan, Quetta Gladiators head coach belives that appointing the 36-year-old player will prove beneficial for the team.

“We looked at both local and foreign options and felt that Gul will prove to be the best choice for us because of his understanding of modern day cricket. He dominated the best players of the world in T20 format so he would be a perfect guide to our bowling group,” Moin said.

“I would also like to wish best of luck to Razzaq for his future assignments as he served the team really well,” he said.

“I’m thrilled to join one of the best PSL franchises in Quetta Gladiators. They have some amazing young bowlers and I can’t wait to work with them,” concluded Moin.

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