KARACHI: Several Pakistan cricketers, including the captain Sarfaraz Ahmed, attended a level one coaching course conducted by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in Lahore.
The course was organized by the PCB alongside the cricket team’s training camp in Lahore for the preparation of the home series against Sri Lanka.
An official of the PCB confirmed that 11 players, including Sarfaraz Ahmed did the basic level one coaching course during the camp.
“The players were in and available during the camp, the PCB organized the course for them to have them an idea of coaching,” the official confirmed.
Sarfaraz Ahmed was joined by Wahab Riaz, Usman Shinwari, Faheem Ashraf, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Nawaz, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Mohammad Hasnain for the two-day course.
Ali Zia overlooked the course induction at the National Cricket Academy.
Following the course, players are now expected to submit their assignments in two-weeks time before completing their certification.
Skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed termed the coaching course as a great learning experience and said that it will help understand the basic mechanics of coaching.