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Azhar Mahmood appointed head coach as PCB confirms team management for New Zealand T20Is

Pakistan cricket team for the New Zealand series will be announced on Tuesday

Azhar Mahmood has been appointed head coach as the Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed the team management for the New Zealand T20Is series.

The former all-rounder Azhar Mahmood will be the head coach of the men’s cricket team for the five-match T20I series against New Zealand.

The matches will be played in Rawalpindi and Lahore from April 18 to 27.

Meanwhile, Wahab Riaz has been appointed as the senior team manager.

PCB has named Mohammad Yousuf as the batting coach.

Meanwhile, Saeed Ajmal, the bowling coach on the last tours of Australia and New Zealand, will continue as the spin bowling coach.

Pakistan team player support personnel for New Zealand T20Is:

Wahab Riaz (senior team manager), Mansoor Rana (team manager), Azhar Mahmood (head coach), Mohammad Yousuf (batting coach), Saeed Ajmal (spin bowling coach), Aftab Khan (field coach), Cliffe Deacon (physiotherapist), Drikus Saiman (strength and conditioning coach), Talha Butt (analyst), Irtiza Komail (security manager), Raza Kitchlew (media and digital manager), Zain Maqsood (videographer), Dr Khurram Sarwar (doctor), and Mohammad Imran (masseur).

Meanwhile, PCB will name the Pakistan cricket squad for the New Zealand series on Tuesday, 9 April, at 12:45 in the media conference room at the Gaddafi Stadium.

Due to limited space in the media conference room, only PCB-accredited reporters, camerapersons and photographers are invited.

The PCB will live-stream the press conference on its YouTube Channel.


Saman Siddiqui

I am a freelance journalist, holding a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and an MS in Peace and Conflict Studies, associated with the electronic media industry since 2006 in various capacities. Here at OyeYeah, I cover a range of genres, from journalism to fiction to fashion, including reviews, and fact findings. 

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