Lahore-January 11, 2017: Chief Selector Inzamam ul Haq under the directives of PCB chaired a meeting of regional coaches today in Islamabad. The meeting was also attended by Mushtaq Ahmed, Head Coach National Cricket Academy. During the meeting, the extensive role of regional coaches at the national level and a strategy was devised to unearth the grass root talent. Inzamam ul Haq urged the coaches to look for the talented players in all three formats of the game and highlight it before the national selectors.
He emphasized on the coaches to highlight the potential spinners and all-rounders in the regions so they can be invited to NCA to further work on their skills. He urged them to work on players’ fitness and on discipline. He lauded the efforts of regional coaches and expressed to work together to strengthen Pakistan's cricket. The participants expressed their views to bring improvement in players’ skill and gave their valuable inputs to expand the pool of talented players. Mushtaq Ahmed highlighted the recent talent hunt programs organized by NCA in the remote areas. He briefed the participants on the ongoing programs at the NCA where players from different regions went through extensive practice camps.
It was decided that the meeting with the regional coaches shall regularly take place in the future to chalk out a strategy to nourish talented players from across the country.