Late Bob Woolmer, Pakistan coach from 2004-2007 (L) and former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi. — Picture courtesy Twitter/Shahid Afridi

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has paid a glowing tribute to late coach Bob Woolmer on his 14th loss of life anniversary.

Woolmer died on March 18, 2007, aged 58, in his resort room in Jamaica. His loss of life got here a day after Pakistan was shockingly knocked out of the World Cup after being defeated by Eire.

Afridi, recalling his providers to the nationwide crew, mentioned that Woolmer set an instance for the crew in the case of teaching.

“When Bob was teaching us, that is once we actually understood the position of a coach,” he mentioned.

Afridi mentioned Woolmer had been a “father determine” for all younger gamers who all the time sought his approval after each match, whether or not gained or misplaced, whether or not performed nicely or poorly.

“Miss you Bob,” he added.

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