Saturday, August 20, 2011
Waqar Younis Resigns As Coach Of Pakistani Cricket Team
Waqar Younis has resigned as the coach of the Pakistan cricket team, Geo News reported. During a news conference, Younis said Pakistan's upcoming tour of Zimbabwe would be his last as coach and that the Pakistan Cricket Board had accepted his resignation.
Citing medical reasons as the main factor behind his decision to resign, Younis said he did not have any differences with anyone.
Younis was appointed coach on March 3, 2010. He was Pakistan's coach during the controversial tour of England during which cricketers Mohammed Aamir, Salman Butt and Mohammed Asif were found to be involved in spot-fixing.