Richard Hallsal refuses PCB's offer to work as fielding coach
LAHORE: Former Zimbabwean Cricketer, Richard Hallsal has excused Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for accepting the role of national cricket team’s fielding coach, ARY News reported.
According to PCB sources, a two-year contract has been sent to Richard Hallsal to work as the fielding trainer for Pakistan. But the 45-year old refused the offer.
Halsall, who was the pace bowler and middle-order batsman has not played international cricket but worked as a first ever specialist fielding coach for England team in 2007. Later he was also assigned the role of an assistant coach in 2011.
It is now expected that former test cricketer Ijaz Ahmed will appointed as the fielding assistant for the tour of Sri Lanka.
Earlier, PCB had appointed Zimbabwean opener Grant Flower as the batting coach of Pakistan cricket team.