Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board has decided not to renew the contracts of Mickey Arthur and his support staff, following the team's fifth-place finish at the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019.
In a release on Wednesday, the board announced it had ended its association with the head coach, as well as the bowling coach Azhar Mahmood, batting coach Grant Flower and trainer Grant Luden.
The decision comes following a review process undertaken in the aftermath of the World Cup, where Pakistan failed to reach the semi-finals, an ICC report said."The PCB Cricket Committee, which met on Friday, were unanimous in their recommendations for the change," the release said. "The recommendations were forwarded and discussed with the PCB Chairman, Ehsan Mani."(UNI)