PCB sidelines regional coaches and selectors Basit Ali and Faisal Iqbal

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reportedly sidelined the regional coaches and national selectors Basit Ali and Faisal Iqbal from the forthcoming National U-19 Cup.

According to the details, Faisal and Basit have not been selected for the National Under-19 Cup, while the head coaches of the First and Second XI teams of all regions have been deployed in the event.

The two coaches first coached the first and second Playing XI of their respective regions last season and were assigned to do so in the upcoming edition.

It is pertinent to mention here that Basit and Faisal were serving as the head coach of Sindh and Balochistan respectively and were also part of the national selectors’ panel.

There were several complaints lodged against Sindh coach Basit and Balochistan coach Faisal in the past, according to sources. Faisal’s Assistant Coach Wasim Haider has refused to work with him.

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