Waqar fears ‘death of cricket’ in Pakistan
LAHORE: Head coach of Pakistan cricket team Waqar Younus has said that the sport will die in Pakistan if international teams do not tour the country, ARYSports.tv reports.
Waqar Younis, in an interview, said that the country will suffer if there is no international cricket.
It should be noted that not a single top tier cricketing country has toured Pakistan after the attack on Sri Lankan cricket team back in 2009.
He added that effective measures should be taken to improve the quality of the sport in the country.
“The board has to concentrate on domestic cricket if it wants to have quality cricket in Pakistan”, Younis said. said.
The Pakistani coach said that the performance of the team was not up to the mark compared to other teams. He added that the team performs well in home conditions but face problems in foreign countries.
“The game has changed a lot. It has become fast and the team needs players who can hit the ball hard”, he added.