Consultant coach Philander to reach Lahore in October’s first week


Lahore: Pakistan’s consultant coach Vernon Philander will reach Lahore in the first week of October, ARY News reported citing sources.

Former South African pacer will meet and work with the members of Green Shirts during the second leg of the National T20 Cup, scheduled at Gaddafi stadium from October 6 to 13.

Meanwhile, Matthew Hayden will join the squad in Dubai before the T20 World Cup. He is currently part of IPL as a commentator. Former Australian will complete his duties and join the bio-secure bubble of the T20 World Cup

It must be noted that Hayden and Philander have been appointed as consultant coaches for the mega event, starting from October 17. Pakistan will begin their campaign against arch-rivals India on October 24 in Dubai.

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