Inzamam-ul-Haq appointed Pakistan cricket team’s chief selector

Inzamam-ul-Haq, former skipper, was on Monday appointed Pakistan national men’s cricket team chief selector, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced.

This will be Inzamam’s second tenure as the chief selector as earler, he had served as chief selector of the Pakistan team between April 2016 and July 2019.

Inzamam, who is also part of a high-profile Cricket Technical Committee (CTC) constituted by PCB last week, will head a selection committee that also includes Mickey Arthur, Grant Bradburn and also a Secretary Hasan Cheema, who is dealing with data analysts for the Pakistan team.

The formerskippet has worked with Arthur during his previous tenure, which saw Pakistan winning the 2017 Champions Trophy triumph before failing to qualify for the semi-finals of the 2019 ICC World Cup. Inzamam, 53, first task will be the announcement of a squad for Pakistan’s three-match ODI series against Afghanistan in Sri Lanka, which begins on August 22.

Subsequently, he will also be selecting the squad for Asia Cup 2023.

Inzamam, who named the squad for the 2019 World Cup, will also be tasked with the 2023 World Cup squad announcement, which will be held in India from October 5 to November 19.

News Desk

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