PSL 9 2024 – Islamabad United Hire New Head Coach

In this news, we will explore that in PSL 9 2024 – Islamabad United Hire New Head Coach. Islamabad United, a franchise in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), has announced the appointment of former New Zealand cricket team coach, Mike Hesson, as their new head coach for PSL 9. IU, the PSL 9 team shared the news through their X(Twitter) account. The franchise extended a warm welcome to Hesson and expressed their interest in his new role.

PSL 9 2024 - Islamabad United Hire New Head Coach
PSL 9 2024 – Islamabad United Hire New Head Coach

Hesson takes over the position previously held by former Pakistan cricketer Azhar Mehmood. The franchise introduced Hesson through an X(Twitter) post, captioning it with a warm message, “Welcome to the Islamabad United family, coach.”

It’s worth mentioning that Hesson brings a wealth of experience to the table. He previously coached the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL and served as the coach of the New Zealand men’s cricket team. Notably, he directed the Kiwi team to the final of the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

Ali Naqvi, the owner of Islamabad United, honored Hesson’s strategic and analytical approach. He also highlights his ability to innovate and his excellent people management skills. Naqvi said, “Mike is very strategic and analytical in his approach, has proven skills in creating new and modern ways of playing ā€“ something his New Zealand stint demonstrates ā€“ and is a great people manager.”

Expressing his interest in joining Islamabad United, Mike Hesson stated, “I am delighted to be a part of Islamabad United. The professional, modern, and mindful approach associated with the franchise resonates strongly with me. I am also impressed with United’s strategy built around the principle of 4 Eā€™s ā€“ Excellence, Empowerment, Education, and Environment. He also said that he is looking forward to working with the talented players and staff. He wants to build a successful team and deliver exciting cricket to the PSL fans.”

Pakistan Super League 9th edition is going to start on February 8th, 2024 and fans are waiting for thrilling action.

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