Nov 14, Kathmandu- Pakistan cricket team's bowling coach Morne Morkel has resigned from his position.
He resigned from the post after the Pakistan team was eliminated from the preliminary stage of the ongoing ICC One Day World Cup in India. The Pakistani team was defeated by 93 runs against the former champions England in their last match of the preliminary stage of the ongoing World Cup. Two days after that, 39-year-old Morkel resigned from the post.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has also confirmed the news of Morkel's resignation. According to the news, Morkel has resigned from the post, taking responsibility for the defeat of the Pakistan team in the World Cup. Morkel used to train the fast bowlers while staying in the Pakistan team. Former South African player Morkel signed a contract with the Pakistan Cricket Board for 6 months in June last year.
The PCB has said that it will replace Morkel with a new bowling coach soon. After returning from the World Cup tour, Pakistan is scheduled to play a three-Test series against Australia. The Pakistani team was able to win only four out of nine matches in the initial phase of the ongoing World Cup.