Shoaib Malik set to get years extension as Pak skipper

December 30th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI  

Karachi, Dec.30 (ANI): As Pakistan looks forward to wear white clothes on a cricket field after a year against Sri Lanka, Captain Shoaib Malik is set to get an extension of his job.
There are strong indications that Maliks stint as captain would be extended for one more year, The News quoted a PCB official, as saying.
Former Pakistan captain and wicket keeper, Moin Khan has also backed Malik for the post, saying that Pakistan cannot afford to have anybody else at the helm of their team at this point of time.
Malik has transformed himself into a good captain and I believe he is now the best man to lead Pakistan,said Khan.
Under Malik, Pakistan lost back-to-back Test series against South Africa and India, but reached the final of the inaugural World Twenty20 Championships in South Africa last September. He also led Pakistan to 18 wins in 21 ODI games in 2008 a year when Pakistan did not play a single Test.
With the support of the coach, veteran cricketers and PCB officials, Malik can now look forward to lead the side in a much needed series for Pakistan. (ANI)

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