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Pakistan Girls head coach David Hemp to not lengthen two-year contract in October


David Hemp, the pinnacle coach of Pakistan Girls, won’t lengthen his two-year contract in October, the PCB confirmed on Tuesday. Hemp, who was the second abroad coach for the ladies’s crew, stated he took the “tough choice” to spend extra time along with his younger household.

“I’ve loved residing in Pakistan and dealing with the ladies cricketers, nevertheless it has additionally been tough on me and my younger household as I’ve been unable to spend sufficient time with them like another father,” Hemp stated in a press release issued by PCB. “After consulting my household, I’ve conveyed this tough choice to the Pakistan Cricket Board, which has very graciously understood my scenario and accepted my choice.

“It has been extremely fulfilling and satisfying working with the women. Though ends in worldwide area could not really replicate the arduous work and energy that went into the planning and preparations, I’m happy that I gave my highest and the women equally responded.”

Hemp had taken cost from Iqbal Imam, who was appointed in an interim capability after Mark Coles’ exit in October 2019. He oversaw Pakistan’s progress within the Girls’s World Cup Qualifier final 12 months, the Girls’s World Cup earlier this 12 months and the Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham final month.
Whereas Pakistan did not get previous the league levels on the World Cup and the Commonwealth Video games, they managed to finish their streak of 18 losses within the competitors in New Zealand, after they beat West Indies by eight wickets. Furthermore, the rise of younger Fatima Sana has been one of many positives from Hemp’s tenure.

“I used to be particularly happy with the emergence of Fatima Sana, who received the ICC Rising Cricketer of the 12 months 2021 award and have become the primary Pakistan ladies cricketer to win the ICC Cricketer of the Month award and displayed her wonderful expertise within the recently-concluded Commonwealth Video games,” he stated. “I’m optimistic we are going to see many extra younger ladies cricketers from home competitions and expertise hunt programmes to enter the Pakistan framework and contribute within the groups’ future achievements.

“I wish to thank everybody on the Pakistan Cricket Board, ladies’s wing and the whole aspect who not solely backed and supported me but in addition made my keep memorable and cozy. I’ll stay a giant fan of Pakistan ladies’s cricket, will proceed to comply with their progress with pleasure and stay assured that higher outcomes and successes await them down the highway.”

Extra lately, forward of the Commonwealth Video games, Pakistan blanked Sri Lanka 3-0 within the T20I sequence at house earlier than taking the ODI sequence 2-1. Their subsequent project is the ODI sequence at house towards Eire in November, which can be a part of the ICC Girls’s Championship.

Tania Mallick, PCB head of girls’s wing, paid tribute to Hemp by saying, “It’s unhappy to lose somebody of David’s caliber, enthusiasm and powerful work ethics, however on the identical we additionally perceive and settle for that household has to come back first. The PCB thanks David for all his efforts and contributions, and needs him better of luck in his future endeavours.”


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