Former Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower has claimed that Younis Khan as soon as held a knife to his throat on receiving some undesirable recommendation.
Former Pakistan captain Younis Khan (Reuters Image)
- Grant Flower made a shocking claim saying Younis Khan as soon as held a knife to his throat
- But the impression being unfold by Grant Flower just isn’t fully true: PCB supply
- Younis Khan is Younis is at present the batting coach of Pakistan
The Pakistan Cricket Board and the nationwide team touring England have refused to comment on former batting coach Grant Flower’s beautiful claim that ex-captain Younis Khan as soon as held a knife to his throat on receiving some undesirable recommendation.
Flower made the sensational allegation throughout a cricket podcast by which he spoke about his almost five-year stint with the nationwide team between 2014 and 2019. Younis is at present the batting coach of Pakistan.
An official response was not forthcoming from the PCB however a well-informed supply within the board informed PTI that the incident, that befell in Brisbane throughout a 2016 tour of Australia, wasn’t a case of great risk as portrayed by Flower however simply pleasant banter on the breakfast desk.
“But the impression being spread by Grant Flower is not entirely true. Younis apparently had jokingly picked up the butter knife and waved it around telling Grant to just let him have his breakfast end not give advice at the breakfast table,” the supply stated.
Younis is unlikely to reply to Grant’s narration of what occurred, the supply added.
Recalling the incident, Flower additionally stated that head coach Mickey Arthur had to intervene and calm Younis at the moment.
On being contacted, the media supervisor of the Pakistan squad in Worcestershire stated there can be no feedback on the matter for now.
The PCB supply stated it was saddening to see former coaches and help employees, who’ve labored with the Pakistan team, disclose confidential data in public as soon as their contracts finish.
“And they also tend to add salt and pepper to incidents to grab headlines,” he asserted.
Younis agreed to change into the batting coach of the Pakistan team for the lengthy England tour simply final month.
The former captain is Pakistan’s main Test run-getter and the one one from the nation to cross 10,000 runs within the five-day format.