Karachi: Pakistan fielding coach, Steve Rixon has determined to step down after the 2 T20 internationals in opposition to Scotland subsequent week as he’s apparently sad with the Pakistan Cricket Board.
The differences between Rixon and PCB, in reality, have grown to such an extent that earlier than the second Take a look at in opposition to England at Leeds, Rixon even refused to come with the group to the bottom for a apply session.
In accordance to a report within the Jang newspaper, relations between Rixon and the board deteriorated over small complaints by the previous Australian check wicketkeeper who had joined the Pakistan group’s help workers two years again when Mickey Arthur took over as head coach.
Rixon has a number of complaints like not being given correct residence in Lahore, sluggish web connections on the academy, not getting the due protocol and delay in his month-to-month wage cost, the report claimed.
It mentioned that issues got here to a head earlier than the Leeds Take a look at which Pakistan misplaced by an innings and 55 runs when Rixon bought indignant after a delay in his wage of USD 8000 being transferred to his account.
He refused to accompany the group for the apply session to Leeds and left even Arthur and supervisor, Talat Ali stunned. Subsequent day the cash was transferred and he got here to the bottom with the group for the beginning of the Take a look at however remained sad and grumpy.
“When Hasan Ali dropped Jos Butler’s catch on 4 runs, Rixon was very indignant and gave a chunk of his thoughts to the participant within the dressing room.”
Apparently, the PCB apparently needed to lengthen Rixon’s contract because it was ending this 12 months and had even assured him a 10 per cent increase in his wage.
However when Rixon made some sarcastic feedback throughout discussions on contract the PCB additionally grew to become reluctant whereas Rixon within the meantime additionally bought a superb provide from a franchise within the Indian Premier League.
The report mentioned quickly after getting the IPL provide Rixon used private and household commitments as an excuse to go away the job and never search an extension.
He has determined to go away as a result of he (Rixon) was not joyful and the PCB is now negotiating with one other Australian, Darren Berry to take over as the brand new fielding coach, the report mentioned.a
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