Umar Gul’s coaching stint with Afghan cricket team comes to an end

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Former Pakistan bowler Umar Gul’s stint as the bowling coach of the Afghanistan cricket team has come to an end.

Gul, who was appointed in May 2022 till the end of the year, expressed satisfaction with the Afghanistan team.

“As my coaching stint with the Afghanistan Cricket Team comes to an end, I’m grateful to them for putting their trust in me. I had a wonderful time working with the team and coaching the boys with the best of my abilities. I wish them the very best in the future,” Gul tweeted.

The former right-arm fast bowler was appointed after a successful stint as a bowling consultant at an Afghanistan’s training camp in April.

Under Gul’s tutelage, a significant improvement was seen in the Afghanistan pacers especially during the Asia Cup and T20 World Cup.

Umar Gul has played 237 international matches for Pakistan and is considered one of the most successful fast bowlers in the history of Pakistan cricket.—Ariana news