Islamabad [Pakistan]Sept 9 (ANI): Legendary Australian hitter Matthew Hayden has been named for the second time as Pakistan’s team mentor for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, having previously led them in the 2021 edition.
The decision was announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board after Hayden joined the team in last year’s tournament which saw Pakistan reach the semi-finals.
The decision is a continuation of Hayden’s involvement with the national men’s team after defeating India, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Scotland and Namibia in league matches to galvanize them into the semi-finals of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021.
Hayden will join the team in Brisbane on October 15th. The day also marks Pakistan’s arrival from Christchurch after competing in his T20I series, which also hosts Bangladesh and hosts New Zealand.
Reflecting on his re-election, Hayden is confident in Pakistan’s potential to qualify for the final following their recent impressive performances in the ongoing Asian Cup.
“I am with the Pakistani team as a mentor for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia.I can’t wait to join the culture again and feel the spirit of One Nation One Passion,” said Hayden PCB. said in an official statement issued by
“We have seen how Pakistan have performed in the ACC T20 Asian Cup.It was a great win against India on Sunday.This Pakistani side has what it takes to excel in Australia. From a batting average and bowling standpoint, this team has covered all bases and I’m sure they will rock the World Cup just like they did last year in the UAE.
“I am honored to have been given the opportunity to share my experience and knowledge of all things Australian,” Hayden said.
“We welcome the return of Matthew Hayden to the colors of Pakistan. He is a proven performer and his credentials are recognized and recognized around the world. He has extensive knowledge of the Australian situation. He brings knowledge and we are confident that his involvement will greatly benefit the highly talented cricketer.The World Cup and future tours are Down Under,” PCB Chairman Ramiz Rajah said.
“We would like to thank AlFalah Bank for partnering with us again on this appointment and hope that they will maintain their ties with PCB,” he added.
http://www.newzealandnews.net/news/272739575/matthew-hayden-named-as-pakistan-team-mentor-for-t20-world-cup Matthew Hayden named Pakistan team mentor for T20 World Cup