Rehman is an experienced homework trainer with more than ten years of experience and is one of the top talent coaches in the northern part of the country. He has worked as a head coach with several domestic teams, most recently with Southern Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and currently with Multan Sultans as an assistant coach in the PSL. He also worked with Pakistan Under-19 during the tour of Bangladesh in Multan in November last year.
Initially, Yousuf was announced as the interim head coach only to be replaced the next day when Najam Sethi, the PCB chairman, made a list of supporters against the earlier announcement. The PCB also clarified that his previous comments were incorrect and Yousuf will continue as batting coach.
Gul retired from all forms of cricket in 2020 after playing 47 matches (163 wickets at 34.06), 130 ODIs (179 at 29.34) and 60 T20Is (85 at 16.97) between 2003 and 2016 when he retired. , took over as bowling coach with Quetta Gladiators in the PSL last season. He had a short stint with Afghanistan last year, as their bowling coach, before leaving after their team decided to go with a local coach and did not tell him when his contract expired in December.
Ever since the Saqlain Mushtaq deal, Pakistan have not picked a full-time coach. The PCB were keen to take over their former coach Mickey Arthur but due to his full-time commitment with Derbyshire County as head coach, he was unable to join. The PCB offered Arthur a part-time consultancy role and was supposed to help them find sponsors but the team did not elaborate on this.
Meanwhile, Mansoor Rana, the Pakistan team manager, is back on a limited contract. Rana’s career with the PCB ended last year after he turned 60 and he became the manager of the top-flight Lahore Qalandars.
Pakistan will fly to Dubai on March 22 with the first T20I to be played on March 24, followed by two back-to-back matches on March 26 and 27. This will be the first time the two sides have met in a bilateral series. and all matches will be played in Sharjah.