PCB sacks Mickey Arthur as head coach

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday announced that the contracts of head coach Mickey Arthur, bowling coach Azhar Mahmood, batting coach Grant Flower and trainer Grant Luden will not get extensions.

The PCB Cricket Committee, which met on August 2, were unanimous in their recommendations for the change, which were forwarded and discussed with PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani. Mani said it is the time for new leadership and a fresh approach and he is happy to accept the recommendations.