Former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt has been appointed by the Singapore Cricket Association as the national team’s consulting head coach.
Saad Janjua, chief executive officer of the Singapore Cricket Association, confirmed that under the agreement, Salman Butt will serve as head coach in Singapore, while Pakistan women’s team coach Jamal Hussain will also be the fielding coach and coach of the association. Will be part of the mission.
The Singapore cricket team will strive for a place in three major ICC events over the next five months.
After Salman Butt takes over the coaching responsibilities, there will be three qualifiers, including the ICC T20 World Cup in Zimbabwe in July, the Asia Cup in August and the ICC Men’s Challenge League in Canada.
This is the first coaching job of former cricketer Salman Butt since his retirement from cricket in 2020.
It should be noted that the ban was imposed in 2010 after being involved in a fixing scandal which was lifted in January 2016. However, on several returns, he played several domestic seasons but failed to reach the national team.