KARACHI: Former Test opener, chief selector and head coach Mohsin Khan Tuesday feel sorry for Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) policies which is now damaging Pakistan junior team after debacle of seniors as youngsters’ crashing out from the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
“Pakistan Under-19 team’s defeat is very shocking and demoralizing as they are the future of Pakistan cricket,” he told APP while reacting to team’s big loss to West Indies in the quarterfinal stage in Fataullah (Bangladesh) on Monday.
“There is no acceptability in PCB and that was causing the more damage to cricket in Pakistan,” he said.
“This should be an eye opener because it shows where Pakistan cricket is heading,” he commented. “Likes and dislikes is brutally harming the sport,” he added.
He said after Pakistan national team loss to England in One-day and Twenty20 series in UAE and defeat to New Zealand in T20 and ODI last month, it opened the wounds of the followers of the game.
“Disaster after disasters should be great cause of concern. But no stern action is coming from any quarters,” he maintained.Pakistan twice won the event in Bangladesh (2004) and Sri Lanka (2006).
He said PCB officials are coming up with lame excuses and statements for defeat every time. But there is no remedial steps improvements seen in the field,” he remarked.
“Things are horrible because serious flaws and lack of accountability and presence of tainted peoples in cricket teams,” he reiterated.