Lahore – Pakistan cricket authorities on Friday rejected accusations of lack of professionalism of his former field coach Steve Rixon, saying they were surprised by the "unfounded" attacks.
Former Australian wicketkeeper Rixon was credited with lifting Pakistan's fielding standards during his two-year contract with the national team, which expired in June of this year.
He did not seek a renewal of the contract, and on Thursday he attacked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for late payments and disorganized.
"They did not pay the subsidiary's staff on time, they were all destined to go to the World Cup (2019 in England), which would be sensible but not unless they improve their performance," Rixon told Fairfax Media in Australia.
"[I told them] You'll make me more angry and angry, and I do not need it."
In the interview, Rixon said: "If you want people from outside the country to do the work, make sure to take care of them. "
The PCB rejected Rixon's assertions, saying he was" disappointed by the unfounded accusations "and that" I enjoyed cordial relations with all current and former foreign personnel linked with national teams "
" We It is surprising that Mr. Rixon has made unfounded accusations, "said the cricket authority in a statement.
" The PCB strongly refutes the accusations made by Mr. Rixon in his interview, the foreign technical body has the support and the backing of the board. "
Pakistan has several international figures in its national team of coaches: Rixon was replaced by the former New Zealand spinner, and Scotland coach Grant Bradburn, and the batting coach position is occupied by former Zimbabwean batter Grant Flower .