Ahead of the T20 World Cup 2024, Sri Lanka roped in former Pakistan bowler AaqibJaved as fast bowling coach

Former fast bowler of Pakistan cricket team AaqibJaved has been appointed as Sri Lanka’s fast bowling coach. He will begin his duties immediately and continue until the T20 World Cup 2024 concludes in June, which will be held in the West Indies and the USA. Javed is scheduled to depart for Sri Lanka next week.
In a statement, Sri Lanka Cricket announced the appointment of AaqibJaved, emphasizing his role as the national team’s fast-bowling coach. His tenure will extend until the conclusion of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
The SLC statement said, “Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce the appointment of former Pakistan pace bowler AaqibJaved as the national team’s fast-bowling coach. He will work with the national team until the completion of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.”
Javed has previously served as Pakistan’s bowling coach, notably contributing to their triumph in the 2009 T20 World Cup. He also held the position of head coach for the UAE, during which they attained ODI status and qualified for the 2015 World Cup. Additionally, he led Pakistan’s Under-19 team to victory in 2004.
During his playing career, Javed represented Pakistan in 163 ODIs and 22 Test matches between 1988 and 1998. He was part of the squad that clinched the 1992 World Cup.


Mar 16, 2024 10:18 AM