Arthur has ruined Pakistan cricket: Qadir

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  1. Del

    Del Cornered Tiger

    Dec 21, 2016
    Former leg-spinner Abdul Qadir has said that the current Men in Green Head Coach Mickey Arthur has ruined Pakistan cricket.

    While talking in an exclusive interview with Cricket Pakistan, Qadir said that Arthur made the mistake of dropping many talented Pakistan cricketers.

    “Mickey Arthur has ruined Pakistan cricket,” said Qadir. “He dropped the likes of Ahmed Shehzad, Sami Aslam, Salman Butt, Umar Akmal, Sohail Khan and many others. These were the players had the experience, and performances under their belt, to carry Pakistan team forward.”

    He added: “Even if there were disciplinary issues with these players, it’s the PCB’s responsibility to form a code of conduct and warn these players, inorder to avoid such incidents from happening in the future.”

    Qadir was also disappointed with the reaction to Pakistan team’s performance, after they were knocked out of the ongoing 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup in England and Wales before the knockout stage.

    “It is unfortunate to see the reaction of Pakistan players and PCB despite their poor performance in the 2019 World Cup,” he said. “If they think that winning the last four matches of their campaign was an achievement that I have to say that they are totally wrong.”

    He added: “Pakistan won against weaker sides of the tournament in the second half of the World Cup. South Africa was already going through a bad patch while the win against Afghanistan was solely due to prayers of the nation.”

    He also questioned team’s planning for the mega event and especially the selection of the squad.

    “The team did not plan accordingly for the mega event,” he said. “We did not know our team combination, heading into the World Cup, which was evident from the late inclusions of Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz. Interestingly both ended as our top bowlers of the tournament.”

    Speaking about the presence of Chief Selector Inzamamul Haq’s in England during the World Cup and his involvement in team selection, Qadir said: “I fail to understand why PCB can’t assert its authority. Inzamam’s responsibility was solely to select the squad before the tournament while he should have not played any role in the tour selection committee. Also Arthur and Sarfaraz were unhappy with Inzamam’s presence in England, which is why it would have been better to give the Chief Selector a shut-up call and sideline him.”

    The 63-year-old was also against the removal of Sarfaraz Ahmed from the captaincy role of the side.

    “The entire coaching staff should be removed but not Sarfaraz Ahmed because he is a fighter and has done well for us in the past. He has been groomed as captain since his early playing days and there is no point in removing him. He also won the Champions Trophy for us and so he should not be removed from his role on one bad result,” he said.

    Qadir also spoke about the need for accountability within the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

    “There should be across the board accountability within the PCB as the official who have been associated with the board, during the past 15-20 years, should be made answerable for what they have done,” he said. “Also Mani should not shift the burden of responsibility on Managing Director Wasim Khan giving him all the power.”
  2. ShokoTolo_LoloMoto

    ShokoTolo_LoloMoto Talented

    Apr 16, 2010
    Bakwas band kar yaar Qadir.
    Just STFU and move on with your retirement life.
  3. Shaz130

    Shaz130 Talented

    Dec 29, 2016
    If Mickey Arthur has destroyed Pakistan cricket, than you have destroyed my view of cricket. I don’t know in what world do these players win us this World Cup?
  4. Express Pace

    Express Pace Cornered Tiger

    May 11, 2012
    No he hasn’t, not at all. We have the dumbest ex players by far.
  5. godzilla

    godzilla Talented

    May 12, 2016
    this coming from the man who resigned from chief selector mid way through a world t20 tournament in protest, which Pakistan then went on to win. a man who was a big fan of that drunkard, loud mouthed moron MHK to be head coach with no experience other than drinking 'tea'.

    Qadir really should understand that he has no currency in cricket any more, as should the journalists quoting him.
  6. Mohammed Bilal

    Mohammed Bilal Tracer Bullet

    Jul 17, 2017
    Wait if he became coach would ruin Pakistan cricket.

    Mickey may not be great but he's not that bad.

  7. Bilal123

    Bilal123 Tracer Bullet

    Dec 11, 2010
    This guy is totally lost.

    Someone get him checked for dementia
  8. isaacking

    isaacking Talented

    Jul 16, 2010
    Father in law of umer akmal, we should understand his emotions.

    It is preferable to be Man of Understanding then to be a Man of Knowledge.
  9. BuccalSingh

    BuccalSingh Youngsta Beauty

    Mar 21, 2016
    I agree with Qadir, afterall Pak was number one in Test and Onedayer when Mickey took over.The decline in Pak cricket is only coz of Mickey coaching.Remove mickey and Pak will be number 1 in all the formats again.
  10. ShokoTolo_LoloMoto

    ShokoTolo_LoloMoto Talented

    Apr 16, 2010
    That’s one smart way of getting on a Pak tv cricket talk show as a “specialist”.

    Wait till you hear an invitation call with a fat check offer from Geo or ARY or something.
  11. kushagra29

    kushagra29 Youngsta Beauty

    Jul 10, 2019
    I don't think so. Because in his tenure only Pak has won the champions trophy by beating their arch-rivals India. They came from no where in that tournament. U got to appreciate the Captaincy of Sarfaraz Ahmed also. Both Mickey & Sarfaraz make a good pair. You shouldn't decide one's ability based on a single incident. If the players weren't played well, you should not blame the coaches for that. They just make the plans, ultimately players need to execute them.

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