ACB confirms his appointment for the series where Afghanistan will play five ODIs and two Twenty20s
Former Pakistan captain Inzamamul Haq has been appointed the head coach of the Afghanistan national cricket team for the upcoming series against Zimbabwe, reported Express News.
The 45-year-old is the third Pakistan cricketer to coach the Afghans after former wicketkeeper-batsman Rashid Latif and former all-rounder Kabir Khan.
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) confirmed his appointment for the series where they will take on Zimbabwe in five ODIs and two Twenty20s.
Inzamam said he has been contracted for only one series and he is awaiting his visa to fly to Afghanistan on October 5.
The right-hand batting legend of Pakistan has represented Pakistan in 120 Tests scoring 8830 runs with an average of 49.60. He has 25 centuries and 46 fifties to his name in the five-day format.
Meanwhile, in the ODIs, he has piled up 11739 runs at an average of 39.52. He has 10 tons and 83 half-tons to his name in the 50-over format.
The ACB announced their squad for the series on September 20 and the chairman of the board Nasimullah Danish said that the squad selected for the tour is balanced.
ACB CEO Shafiqullah Stanikzai said that the team will enter the ground with best preparations. He added that the team try its best to beat the full-member nation.