Jonty Rhodes and Dav Whatmore contend for Pakistan coach position - Cricket News Update

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Jonty Rhodes and Dav Whatmore contend for Pakistan coach position - Cricket News Update
The Pakistan cricket board's Chairman, Zaka Ashraf, revealed on Monday that former are the front runners for the vacant post of national coach.
While talking to the media reporters, the newly appointed PCB chief said that they are considering names of Rhodes and Whatmore for the coaching position, that has been vacant since Waqar Younis stepped down in September.
There have been talks that Pakistan might adopt the multiple coach policy like Australia., though did not elaborate on the matter; however, he said that the they are considering the former Australian batsman for the main coaching position, while South
Africa’s is being contacted for the role of fielding coach.
Whatmore, the 57-year-old former Victorian batsman was also in the run for the head coach position in 2008 before his compatriot was given the responsibility of mentoring the Men in Green.
In the absence of a full-time coach, has been appointed as the interim coach, and interestingly, he is also ready to take the position on a permanent basis, but only after going through the terms and conditions offered by the Pakistan Cricket
"My aim has always been to serve had said.
"I did the tough job of chairman of selectors when the board asked me to perform that role and now I was required to do the equally tough role of coach and I have performed that to the best of my ability," he added.
The Pakistan Cricket board had advertised for the position of head coach last month, after former Pakistan pacer and skipper,, stepped down from the coaching position following Zimbabwe's tour in September. The board had received 37 applications
form interested candidates, including several foreigners.
The board, had also contacted
The board had also advertised for batting, bowling and fielding coaches and got a response from around 15 candidates. However, PCB is yet to reach a consensus on all four positions.



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