Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja has described Misbah-ul-Haq because the poor man’s MS Dhoni, saying the Pakistan head coach must undertake a “trendy considering” strategy to information the staff.
“Misbah’s coaching and upbringing is completely different. Let me put it this manner, he’s the poor man’s Dhoni. MS was additionally restrained, no expressions and never emotional. Misbah can also be like this however I believe now he has to go on trendy considering,” he stated on Cricket Baaz YouTube channel.
“Misbah has to take a brand new route as a result of there’s a have to set the GPS proper for Pakistan cricket as a result of aggression is in our DNA. I believe at occasions he will get too protecting and he will get cagey as quickly as we lose a match. But if our merchandise and expertise is correct we should not be afraid of hiccups and setbacks.”
Asked to check Misbah with India’s head coach Ravi Shastri, Ramiz made some fascinating observations.
“When we performed towards Ravi we felt he was a misfit in Indian staff as a result of he had aggression, he was a go getter, staff participant able to open bat down the order and his physique language was completely different. We felt he wished to be a Imran Khan kind participant as a result of we had been like that.
“I believe he took this angle to the Indian staff and happily for him the captain, Virat Kohli can also be like that aggressive and expressive and this has made an enormous difference to the Indian staff.”
Ramiz additionally referred to as for the appointment of a chief government for the Pakistan staff who would oversee solely technical cricket issues associated to the staff choice, coaches, gamers and so forth.
He additionally felt that point has come for Pakistan to cease reliance on international coaches.
“In the previous I may perceive we wanted international coaches as a result of we had been younger to this discipline however now we’ve got grown ourselves on this space.
“In reality I believe there is no such thing as a have to have everlasting coaches with the staff for all excursions and we should always solely be appointing specialist coaches as required on tour to tour sequence to sequence foundation.
“Appointment of coaches ought to be tour based mostly and opposition based mostly. Use their experience for a sequence and transfer on reasonably than stick with it with them for an extended interval.”
Talking concerning the World Test Championship, Ramiz stated: “The present format was lopsided and extended and it made no sense not having India and Pakistan sequence.
“Teams did not play the identical variety of matches and even the points system was bizarre. Next time when the WTC is held no cricket ought to be held at the moment, No ODIs or T20s, if you wish to promote check cricket and infuse life into it and in addition entice sponsors to this format.”