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Home > Cricket > World Cup 2003 > Reuters > Report

Pybus parts company with Pakistan

March 08, 2003 16:21 IST

Pakistan coach Richard Pybus said on Saturday he would not be seeking a new deal with the Pakistan Cricket Board after the team's World Cup failure.

Pybus told Reuters by phone from East London: "I'm not down but it was incredibly frustrating. From a coaching point of view, I was not able to help improve the team's performance as I wanted to.

"My contract ran out at the end of the World Cup campaign and I'll now take some time to think things over."

Pakistan, the 1999 finalists and ranked among the main teams likely to challenge Australia, were knocked out of the first round of the tournament.

Pybus, born in England but based in South Africa where he made his name as a coach, has had several stints in charge of Pakistan.

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Sub: RE:PAK COACH

i think when u compare teams, ont just take one match, the past record shud mean a lot, i think it is 52 to 30, ...


Posted by bhipasha





Sub: Good Decision

What can a coach do with players like Inzama completely out of form & losing his temper at the nets...id say...Mr.Mushraf should become their coach...


Posted by Kiran





Sub: Good Decision!!!

What Pybus decides will ultimately benifit him and as everyone knows he has had tough times with the pak guys but still continued... Time for ...


Posted by Joji





Sub: Grapes are sour now for Richard Pybus

Mr Richard Pybus knew after the debacle of Pakistan team in the World Cup of losing to all major countries in the group (Australia, England ...


Posted by Uday Kulkarni





Sub: Pybus parts company with Pakistan

Pybus: Best of luck for your future. You took a right decision. I doubt the future of this good team with lot of oldies retering. ...


Posted by Ravi




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