Former Pakistan cricket captain, Inzamam-ul-Haq, has taken a significant step in response to the ongoing struggles of the senior men’s cricket team during the 2023 Cricket World Cup in India. With the team’s performance deteriorating in the tournament, Inzamam-ul-Haq has chosen to resign from his role as the chief selector.
This decision highlights the growing cracks within the Pakistan cricket set-up as the senior men’s team faces a challenging campaign in the 2023 World Cup. The resignation occurred midway through the prestigious tournament, underlining the gravity of the situation.
Inzamam-ul-Haq conveyed his decision through a formal resignation letter addressed to the Pakistan Cricket Board’s chief, Zaka Ashraf. This unexpected move by the former captain has raised questions about the team’s selection and performance in the World Cup.
Inzamam-ul-Haq’s tenure as chief selector was characterized by high expectations, given his illustrious cricket career. However, as the team’s struggles continued, it appears that he felt responsible for the disappointing results and chose to step down.
The Pakistan cricket community now faces a period of uncertainty as they search for a new chief selector to guide the senior men’s team. This change comes at a crucial juncture in the World Cup, and the team will need to regroup and refocus under new leadership if they hope to salvage their campaign.