KARACHI (AFP) - Former captain Misbah-ul-Haq Tuesday emerged as the favourite to take over as Pakistan s cricket coach after Mickey Arthur turned into axed following a disappointing world Cup.

Misbah, Pakistan s most a hit take a look at captain, has stepped down from the Pakistan Cricket Board s govt committee to clear the way for his application.

"i have resigned from the cricket committee and feature carried out for the post of Pakistan s head educate," said the former batsman, describing the location as a "dream".

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The four-member govt committee declined to resume Arthur s settlement after Pakistan failed to reach the semi-very last of the world Cup in England and Wales.

The PCB did not reveal whether or not all and sundry else had carried out for the put up. But, Pakistani media stated former Australian batsman Dean Jones and ex-West Indies paceman Courtney Walsh were some of the candidates.

Misbah stated opposition for the task might be tough.

"it's far interesting to see my call emerging within the media even before I had implemented... I envisage there may be a few greater very capable and enormously certified people applying for one of the maximum hard jobs in the game," he introduced.

Misbah totalled 26 wins in fifty six exams as captain, with 19 losses and 11 draws. He retired in 2017.

Pakistan are probably to announce their new head instruct in advance of the limited-overs collection in opposition to Sri Lanka starting in Karachi from September 27.