Wasim Akram and Misbah-ul-Haq to serve in PCB's four-member cricket committee

Waseem Ahmed 18:48 26/10/2018
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Misbah (l) and Wasim Akram (r) have been handed important roles.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday constituted a four-member cricket committee which includes former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram and Misbah-ul-Haq.

Former player and selector Mohsin Khan will serve as the chairman of the committee which also comprises of ex-Pakistan women’s team cricketer Urooj Mumtaz.

In a video statement posted on their official account, the PCB stated that the special committee will advise chairman Ehsan Mani in reviewing the plans for promotion and conduct of the game of cricket at all levels in the country.

The four-member committee will also aid in formulating playing conditions for domestic cricket matches along with overseeing appointment of selection committees and national team coaches.

The committee will meet the chief selector and coaches of the men’s, women’s and junior teams thrice a year. It will also review plans for the development of umpires, referees and curators across the country and will receive and annual assessment of their performances.

Three other former Pakistan cricketers – Mudassar Nazar, Zakir Khan and Haroon Rasheed have also been roped in to assist the committee in its functioning.

Nazar will serve as the director of academies while Zakir has been appointed as director of international cricket. Haroon, meanwhile will serve as the director of domestic cricket.

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