Gary kirsten joins pakistan cricket team as white-ball head coach.

Gary Kirsten has officially commenced his two-year tenure as the white-ball head coach for the Pakistan cricket team, joining them in Leeds ahead of the T20I series against England.

Welcoming Kirsten to the team, Pakistan’s management, led by skipper Babar Azam, extended warm greetings, with senior manager Wahab Riaz presenting Kirsten with a training shirt.

Under Kirsten’s guidance, the Pakistan side is gearing up for their practice sessions, marking the beginning of a new era under his leadership.

Kirsten’s arrival precedes the commencement of the four-match T20I series against England at Headingley on Wednesday, 22nd May. Following this series, Pakistan will compete in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 in the United States and the Caribbean, opening their campaign against the hosts in Dallas on 6th June.

Having been appointed as the white-ball head coach alongside Jason Gillespie as the red-ball head coach last month, Kirsten will play a pivotal role not only in upcoming events such as the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 but also in future tournaments including the ICC Champions Trophy 2025 in Pakistan, ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2026 in India and Sri Lanka, and the ACC T20 Asia Cup 2025.