Former Test off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq’s appointment as Pakistan team’s interim head coach is likely to be extended till the Pakistan vs Bangladesh series, which will be held in Dhaka from November 19 to December 4.
According to sources Mushtaq is likely to be the interim head coach for the Bangladesh tour and will continue to fulfil his responsibilities due to lack of time.
They further added that the appointment of consultants has not been decided so far. Meanwhile, chances are that some coaches from National High-Performance Centre could be included in the staff.
According to the sources, permanent coaches will be appointed after the home series against West Indies.
On Wednesday, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had confirmed that the squad will directly fly to Bangladesh from the UAE as per schedule after the conclusion of the T20 World Cup.
Per PCB, the Pakistan cricket team is scheduled to leave for Dhaka on November 15. “No change is under consideration in the team’s departure plan at present,” the PCB had said.