Aaqib Javed appointed as Sri Lanka coach for fast bowling for T20

Aaqib Javed appointed as Sri Lanka coach

Aaqib Javed appointed as Sri Lanka coach for fast bowling for T20

Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) has appointed experienced Pakistani pacer Aaqib Javed as their fast-bowling coach. He will work with Sri Lanka until the end of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, which begins in June in the West Indies and the United States.

Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) announced that they have appointed Aaqib Javed as fast bowling coach. Mr. Ashley De Silva, CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket said they cordially welcome Aaqib and feel that he has extensive international experience, as a player and a coach.

Ashley said they believe Aaqib’s experience will help their bowlers prepare for upcoming key international events such as the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.

Aaqib Javed has played 163 One-Day Internationals and 22 Tests, taking 236 international wickets. He was also a proud member of Pakistan’s success at the 1992 World Cup in Australia.

Moreover, he also coaches the UAE National Team, which has achieved ODI and T20I status. The UAE team also participated in the ICC Men’s 50 Over World Cup in 2015 and qualified for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in 2014 under the coaching of Aaqib.

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Aaqib Javed is recently the head coach of Pakistan Super League (PSL) side Lahore Qalandars. Javed has previously worked as the bowling coach for the Pakistan national team. In addition, he worked with the Afghanistan national team on development projects.

The former Pakistan fast bowler also led the Pakistan U19 squad to a World Cup victory in 2004 and served as bowling coach when Pakistan won the 2009 T20 World Cup in England.

Aaqib Javed is a 51-year-old Pakistani veteran cricket star. He hailed from Sheikhupura, Punjab. Aaqib was a dual cricketer as a right-armed bowler and batsman. He is married to Farzana Burkey and they have a daughter Uqba.

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