Former Pakistani fast bowler Azhar Mahmood has been named as the head coach of the Pakistan men’s cricket team for the upcoming five-match T20I series against New Zealand.

Azhar, who represented Pakistan in 164 internationals, boasts a remarkable record of 162 wickets and 2,421 runs. His previous stint with the Pakistan men’s cricket team was from 2016 to 2019 when he served as the bowling coach.

In the latest appointments, Wahab Riaz has been designated as the senior team manager, while Mohammad Yousuf will take on the role of batting coach. Saeed Ajmal, who previously served as the bowling coach during tours of Australia and New Zealand, will continue in his role as the spin bowling coach.

The support personnel for the Pakistan team during the New Zealand T20Is include Mansoor Rana as the team manager, Aftab Khan as the field coach, Cliffe Deacon as the physiotherapist, Drikus Saiman as the strength and conditioning coach, Talha Butt as the analyst, Irtiza Komail as the security manager, Raza Kitchlew as the media and digital manager, Zain Maqsood as the videographer, Dr. Khurram Sarwar as the doctor, and Mohammad Imran as the masseur.

With a strong lineup of coaching and support staff, the Pakistan cricket team is gearing up for an exciting series against New Zealand, aiming to showcase their prowess and secure victories on the field.


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