The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) opened 90 head coach positions for the City Cricket Association sides on Friday.
Following the restructuring of the domestic structure, the PCB had promised to provide more job opportunities to former cricketers and this step comes at the back of the chief executives’ positions for the six cricket associations.
Every coach will be responsible to run their City Cricket Association’s senior and U-19 teams.
For the role, international and first-class cricketers would be preferred and those who have PCB Level-II coaching qualification are encouraged to apply for a 12 -month contracts, which is in line with the duration of tenures at the cricket association level.
PCB’s High Performance Director Nadeem Khan said, “The PCB time and again reiterated its intentions of bringing former cricketers back in the fold by generating employment opportunities for them. This will enable them to play a constructive and positive role in the development of the game by sharing the invaluable knowledge, they gathered during their playing days, with up and coming cricketers.
“The opening up of the coaching roles and their subsequent appointment through robust recruitment process will take us another step closer towards the commencement of cricket at the grassroots level. The PCB and the six cricket associations plan to begin cricket at the city-level before the 2021-22 season.
“At this stage, where the current Covid-19 situation permits, the coaches are conducting trials for the U-19 and senior city cricket association sides and our aim is to provide the selected cricketers with best possible coaches.