India's batsmen continued to throw wickets away in the chase as the run rate crept up past 7 an over, and they were finally bowled out for 234 (all out, 39.2 overs) at a run rate of 5.97 runs an over giving Australia an emphatic victory by a record margin (in World Cup finals thus far) of 125 runs, underlining their dominance of the tournament. Mickey Arthur was the coach of the Pakistan team from 2016 to 2019. The hosts are looking a 2-0 whitewash with a lead of 354 runs with Pakistan … He is the current head coach of the Sri Lanka national cricket team as of December 2020.. [9], India's run chase was made even more difficult after their trump card, Sachin Tendulkar, was out in the first over after skying a pull shot, Glenn McGrath completing the caught and bowled. Shahid Afridi has opined that cricketers such as Mohammad Yousuf, Inzamam-ul-Haq and Younis Khan can do wonders for the development of Pakistan cricket at the junior level similar to how Rahul Dravid has done in India. Napier: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday announced that bowling coach Waqar Younis will return home after the Boxing Day Test against New Zealand to be with his family.. On a difficult, slow pitch at Port Elizabeth, Australia struggled their way to 212 (7 wickets, 50 overs) against tight Sri Lankan bowling, thanks mainly to a great innings from Andrew Symonds (91* from 118 balls, 7 fours, 1 six), demonstrating again captain Ricky Ponting's faith in him. As Pakistan is set to commence their tour of New Zealand, from December 18, Akram has taunted Misbah with his recent remarks to the media. India won the toss, and Ganguly, elected to field, hoping to take advantage of a pitch left damp by dew and rain. It was co-hosted by South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya from 9 February to 23 March 2003. The 10 Test playing nations automatically qualified for the tournament including the recently appointed member Bangladesh, while Kenya also qualified automatically due to their full One Day International status. Ponting in particular dispatched the bowling over the fence with fearsome regularity in scoring 8 sixes, the most from one batsman in any World Cup match at the time. The tournament saw numerous upsets, with South Africa, Pakistan, West Indies and England all being eliminated at the group stage (South Africa missed by 1 run after misreading the Duckworth-Lewis method rules). This is a list of squads named for the seventh edition of Cricket World Cup (2003 Cricket World Cup), held in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya between 9 February and 23 March 2003. (Reuters) - Former captain Younis Khan will continue as the men’s batting coach of Pakistan until the Twenty20 World Cup in 2022, the country’s cricket board (PCB) said on Thursday. The Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wasim Khan has said that the reports of former Zimbabwe skipper Andy … Karachi [Pakistan], January 21 (ANI): Pakistan batting coach Younis Khan feels a player must toil hard in the domestic circuit before hes picked in the national side. I disliked players that sat in their comfort zones and felt Pakistan cricket owed them something." It was co-hosted by South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya from 9 February to 23 March 2003. The 49-year-old will rejoin the national side in time for the home series against South Africa, which starts with the first Test in Karachi on 26 January. Former Pakistan bowler Shoaib Akhtar on Wednesday said Andy Flower would replace Misbah-ul-Haq as the coach of Pakistan’s senior cricket team. Ehsan Mani (Chairman) A former club cricketer between 1959 and 1964, Ehsan Mani is a Chartered Accountant by profession. Adam Gilchrist (57 from 48 balls, 8 fours, 1 six) and Matthew Hayden (37 from 54 balls, 5 fours) shared an opening partnership of 105 runs in 14 overs, forcing Ganguly to bring on the spinners unusually early. Replacement players who were not in the original 15-man squad are indicated in italics. Misbah-ul-Haq recently took up his new assignment as Head Coach and Chief Selector of the Pakistan men's cricket team and has issued a directive for a strict diet plan, say reports. Nazir will lead the side. [11] The boycott proved costly, as Zimbabwe advanced to the Super Sixes, just 2 points ahead of England, from the 4 points they achieved from the walkover. [1] England forfeited their match with Zimbabwe, due to the political unrest in the country, which ultimately enabled that team to reach the Super Sixes. Shaheens head coach Ijaz Ahmed echoed Misbahs comments and said that the quarantine period at Christchurch was difficult. [2] Australia made three replacements in the squad - Ian Harvey replacing Shane Watson on 25 January 2003,[3] Nathan Hauritz replacing Shane Warne on 24 February 2003,[4] and Nathan Bracken replacing Jason Gillespie on 5 March 2003. This is a list of squads named for the seventh edition of Cricket World Cup (2003 Cricket World Cup), held in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya between 9 February and 23 March 2003. Recently, Arthur opened up on what he liked and disliked the most as Pakistan head coach. Coach: John Buchanan, The English squad for the 2003 Cricket World Cup was announced on 31 December 2002. The 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup was the eighth Cricket World Cup, organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC). The change of pace brought wickets with Adam Gilchrist, who had been swinging at everything, holing out off a sweep shot from the bowling of Harbhajan Singh. Kenya were bowled out for 179 (all out, 46.2 overs), with only Steve Tikolo (56 from 83 balls, 5 fours, 2 sixes) putting up any significant resistance. Sources told The Zimbabwean, Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to appoint Zimbabwe cricket coach Andy Flower in place of Misbah-ul-Haq. Former Pakistan fast bowler Aaqib Javed has slammed head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis for the team’s poor display in the 2-match Test series in New Zealand. Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq, left, speaks to spin bowling coach Mushtaq Ahmed at the end of Pakistan innings during the second Twenty20 cricket match between England and Pakistan, at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. Fourteen teams played in the 2003 World Cup, the largest number of teams to play in a Cricket World Cup at the time. The tournament featured 14 teams, the largest number in the World Cup's history at the time, playing a total of 54 matches. The fairytale ended for the Kenyan team, the only non-Test-playing nation to ever make a World Cup semi-final. The first ever international cricket match in Karachi was held on 22 November 1935 between Sindh and Australian cricket teams. The final Australian total of 359 (2 wickets, 50 overs), at a run rate of 7.18 runs an over, was their then highest ever in ODI history. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday announced that the bowling coach Waqar Younis will return to Pakistan after the first Test against New Zealand. Following the independence of Pakistan in 1947, cricket in the country developed rapidly and Pakistan was given Test match status at a meeting of the Imperial Cricket Confere… Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq said his fate was in the hands of the country's cricket authorities after their New Zealand series defeat prompted … He was quoted as saying in Cricket Pakistan, "All I will say is that I liked players who could win games for Pakistan and were professional in all they did. Each country was required to submit a final list of 15 players by 31 December 2002. Source: Zimbabwean cricket coach Andy Flower will replace Misbah-Ul-Haq as Pakistan’s Coach Next Month – The Zimbabwean Sources told The Zimbabwean, Pakistan Cricket Board has started consultation with Andy Flower in this regard. Under the Durban lights, the potent Indian seam attack of Zaheer Khan (3/14 in 9.2 overs), the experienced Javagal Srinath (1/11 in 7 overs) and Ashish Nehra (2/11 in 5 overs) careered through the Kenyan top order. Two Zimbabwean players, Andy Flower and Henry Olonga wore black armbands in their opening game protesting against the nondemocratic rule in Zimbabwe. This is the match in which Adam Gilchrist famously "walked" despite being given not out.[8]. He was also involved with uniting the players through his captaincy in both on and off the cricket field. The highlight of his career came after the 2003 Cricket World Cup, when he was announced the captain of the Pakistan team. "I am telling you the decision to sack Misbah has been made, Andy Flower will be replacing him. Afridi further added that PCB should communicate with its … Similarly, New Zealand decided against playing in Kenya because of security fears which would ultimately cost New Zealand a semifinal spot. Ponting and Martyn started efficiently, putting away bad balls but mostly keeping the scoring going with good running, then letting loose in the last ten overs, taking 109 from them. The leg spinner claimed that he had taken a 'fluid pill' on the advice of his mother. The top three teams from each pool qualify for the next stage, carrying forward the points already scored against fellow qualifiers, plus a quarter of the points scored against the teams that failed to qualify.[7]. Teams that advanced to the semi-finals are highlighted in blue. [2], The tournament was eventually won by Australia who won all 11 of their matches, beating India in the final played at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. Pakistani player Shoaib Akhtar also set a world record, becoming the fastest bowler in the history of cricket, delivering a record top speed of 161.3 km/h (100.23 mph) in a pool match against England.[4][5][6]. The tournament featured 14 teams, the largest number in the World Cup's history at the time, playing a total of 54 matches. Robert Andrew Woolmer (14 May 1948 – 18 March 2007) was an English cricket coach, cricketer, and a commentator.He played in 19 Test matches and six One Day Internationals for the England cricket team and later coached South Africa, Warwickshire and Pakistan. Points carried forward were calculated as follows: Four points for a win over another qualifier, one for a win over a non-qualifier, two for a tie or no result against another qualifier, 0.5 for a tie or no result against a non-qualifier. Pakistan Cricket Board Share on Facebook Share on Twitter The following is the 15-man Pakistan cricket team for the 2003 ICC World Cup to be played in Southern Africa between Feb 9 … Both men subsequently retired from Zimbabwean cricket, and began playing overseas. Australia announced its squad for the 2003 World Cup on 31 December 2002. The tournament saw 14 teams selected and placed in two groups. However, this rain passed by, and India's hopes were dashed when Sehwag was run out by Darren Lehmann, and again when Rahul Dravid (47 from 57 balls, 2 fours) was bowled by Andy Bichel, ending their partnership of 88 runs in 13.2 overs. Similarly, New Zealand forfeited their match with Kenya, due to security reasons which enabled the latter to reach the semi-finals, the only non-Test playing nation to do so. On a lively Wanderers Stadium pitch, the Australian openers took advantage of very wayward Indian opening bowlers to get off to a flying start. [5] The security and political situation in Zimbabwe, and the appropriateness of playing there given the misdeeds of the regime of Robert Mugabe was a point of concern before the tournament. Each country was required to submit a final list of 15 players by 31 December 2002. He was appointed as Pakistan Cricket Board’s permanent representative at the ICC in 1989 and was on the committees that organised the ICC Cricket World Cups 1996 and 1999. The 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup was the eighth Cricket World Cup, organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC). "Fastest delivery of a cricket ball (male)", "Shoaib Akhtar – the legend, the sensation, the enigma", "10 Most feared fast bowlers in Cricket history - Purbat.com", "Pool A – 2003 World Cup – England v Zimbabwe", England / Scotland / Wales / Ireland / Netherlands 1999, Australia and Pakistan in Sri Lanka and the UAE, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2003_Cricket_World_Cup&oldid=995077160, International cricket competitions in 2003, International cricket competitions in Kenya, International cricket competitions in South Africa, International cricket competitions in Zimbabwe, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 19 December 2020, at 02:40. Sachin Tendulkar (83 from 101 balls, 5 fours, 1 six) and Sourav Ganguly (111 from 114 balls, 5 fours, 5 sixes), batted the Kenyans out of the game as India careered to a total of 270 (4 wickets, 50 overs). The match was seen by 5,000 Karachiites. Their only realistic hope—a washout—looked a possibility as the game was interrupted by rain with India at 3/103 after 17 overs. Nevertheless, Virender Sehwag's (82 from 81 balls, 10 fours, 3 sixes) run-a-ball half century gave India respectability as they maintained a high scoring rate. [7]Coach: Duncan Fletcher, The India squad for the tournament was announced on 30 December 2002. The other three spots were filled by the top three teams in the 2001 ICC Trophy in Canada, which served as a qualifying tournament. Under his leadership, Pakistan successfully experimented with several new players and the team gave positive results. Pakistan has also named a 16-man Shaheens squad for the four-day game against New Zealand, starting in Whangarei on Dec. 17. Pages in category "Coaches of the Pakistan national cricket team" The following 12 pages are in this category, out of 12 total. The tournament saw 14 teams selected and placed in two groups. It followed the format introduced in the 1999 Cricket World Cup, with the teams divided into two groups, and the top three in each group qualifying for the Super Sixes stage. The top four teams in the Super Sixes qualified for the semi-finals, and the winners of those matches contested the final. [3] This was Australia's third World Cup win, the only team to do so. Australia's pace attack then ripped through the Sri Lankan top order, with Brett Lee (3/35 in 8 overs) taking three early wickets and Glenn McGrath (1/20 in 7 overs) taking one. Chaminda Vaas, continuing his excellent tournament, took three wickets. Former Pakistan pacer Aaqib Javed has slammed Misbah-ul-Haq, stating that the Pakistan head coach does not even deserve a coaching job in school let alone the national team. This was Namibia's World Cup debut, while the Netherlands and Canada were both appearing in the tournament for the second time, having previously appeared in 1996 and 1979 respectively. "We have a new captain (Babar Azam) but I hope our coach has a positive attitude on this tour; There are always wins or losses in cricket but the main thing is for our guys to fight to the last." Pakistan were recently whitewashed by New Zealand 2-0 in Test series "Ideally, a player should have lots of cricket behind them before being selected … “I … Cricket in Pakistan has a history predating the creation of the country in 1947. England faced a great deal of domestic pressure to boycott their match in Zimbabwe on political grounds and did not play, citing fears for the players' safety. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Ghulam Mohammad was the captain of team Sind and Frank Tarrant was the captain of Tarrant's team. These teams were, respectively, the Netherlands who won the ICC Trophy, Canada and Namibia. Sarfaraz Ahmed is most famous for leading Pakistan to victory in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. [1] Replacement players who were not in the original 15-man squad are indicated in italics. Women’s National Academy coach Dinesha Devnarain is pleased with the work put in by the Proteas Women at training camps ahead of the visit of Pakistan… The Pakistan head coach stated that everyone expected the Men in Green to fight hard down under but that didn't happen, adding that they had opportunities to win but didn't take them. Another shock wave came two days after the tournament had started, when Shane Warne, at the time one of the game's leading spinners, was sent home in disgrace after testing positive for a banned substance. 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This edition of the World Cup was the first to be played in Africa. Australian star player Shane Warne was sent home from the cup in embarrassing circumstances, only the day before their opening game, after a positive drug test in a lead-up competition in Australia revealed that he had taken a banned diuretic. Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis were called up to debrief the committee following the tour of New Zealand, where Pakistan lost … Ponting was named "Man of the Match", and Sachin Tendulkar was named "Player of the Series."[10]. Australia, India, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Kenya, and New Zealand advanced to the Super Sixes stage. The format used in the 1999 World Cup was retained, with the 14 teams divided into two groups of seven, and the top three from each group qualifying for the Super Sixes stage, carrying forward the results they had achieved against other qualifiers from their group. Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has claimed Misbah-ul-Haq is all but set to get sacked from the head coach's post and will be replaced soon. This edition of the World Cup was the first to be played in Africa.. John Michael Arthur (born 17 May 1968) is a South African Australian cricket coach and former cricketer, who played in South African domestic cricket from 1986 to 2001.He was also the coach of the Pakistan Cricket Team from 2016 to 2019. Matthew Hayden, looking somewhat better than he had throughout the tournament, soon followed for 37, leaving Australia at 2/125 Captain Ricky Ponting (140 from 121 balls, 4 fours, 8 sixes) and Damien Martyn (88 from 84 balls, 7 fours, 1 six) (playing with a broken thumb) completing a partnership of 234 runs in 30.1 overs, an Australian record for one-day cricket. 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