Dav Whatmore is the front runner to be hired Pakistan coach.It was exposed by a senior PCB official says on Saturday.Whatmore, who led Sri Lanka to success at the 1996 World Cup.
“Whatmore is due to come to Pakistan sometime next week to talk about issues relating to our find a head coach,”PCB official, Subhan Ahmad says.”It would be early to talk about we’ve taken a selection to hire Whatmore as head coach but we’re in the process of meeting with applicants and Whatmore is a front runner.”
Whatmore, who played 7 tests for Australia, has also enjoyed a very good coaching time with Bangladesh, leading them to their 1st test game and subsequent series triumph in 2005. Whatmore came near to being hired Pakistan coach in 2007 before the PCB picked his compatriot Geoff Lawson.
Pakistan side face England in a test and ODI series starting next month with temporary coach and chief selector Mohsin Khan continuing to lead the team.