- Quetta Gladiators signal Umar Gul as bowling coach for PSL 2021
- Gladiators proprietor Nadeem Omar says he’s delighted
- Umar Gul is considered one one of the best T20 bowlers of all time
KARACHI: Former Pakistan Tremendous League champions Quetta Gladiators have signed World T20 winner Umar Gul because the bowling coach of the workforce going into the sixth version of PSL.
Gul is considered one one of the best T20 bowlers of all time. He’ll substitute legendary all-rounder Abdur Razzaq because the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) determined in opposition to issuing non-objection certificates to nationwide coaches and head coaches of provincial groups.
Quetta Gladiators proprietor Nadeem Omar stated he’s delighted on signing Gul.
“Gul will bring in his wealth of experience and his appointment will prove very beneficial for the likes of speedsters Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah and Usman Shinwari,” Nadeem acknowledged.
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“He ruled the T20 format for years so we couldn’t have asked for a better replacement and it’s like a family member returning to the team. I also want to thank Razzaq for his exceptional services over the years.”
The 36-year-old performed 47 Assessments, 130 ODIs and 60 T20Is for Pakistan and took 163, 179 and 85 wickets respectively.
He represented the Gladiators within the first two seasons of PSL.
Quetta Gladiators head coach Moin Khan believes this transfer will show useful for the workforce.
“We looked at both local and foreign options and felt that Gul will prove to be the best choice for us because of his understanding of modern day cricket. He dominated the best players of the world in T20 format so he would be a perfect guide to our bowling group,” Moin stated.
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“I would also like to wish best of luck to Razzaq for his future assignments as he served the team really well,” he stated.
Gul achieved the best ever scores amongst bowlers within the T20 format when the Worldwide Cricket Council just lately introduced the scores throughout format.
The fast-bowler stated that he can not wait to get going with the Gladiators.
“I’m thrilled to affix the most effective PSL franchises in Quetta Gladiators. They’ve some wonderful younger bowlers and I can’t wait to work with them,” he stated.