Lahore – One of the greatest batsmen in history of cricket and the former skipper of Pakistan cricket team, Inzamam-ul-Haq, has been appointed as the chief selector for the national cricket team.
While talking to the media in a press conference held in Lahore, earlier today, Inzamam-ul-Haq said, “I will try to justify my selection as the chief selector, and I will never stop in the middle.”
The new selection committee also includes Pakistan’s ex- test opening batsmen Tauseef Ahmed, Wjahatullah Wasti, and the ex- all-rounder Wasim Haider.
Inzamam-ul-Haq was recently coaching the Afghanistan cricket team that has shown a great improvement and made a good impact in the ICC T20 World Cup 2016. Afghanistan was the only team in the World Cup that outplayed the champions, West Indies.
The PCB’s chairman Shaharyar Khan requested Shafiq Stanikzai, the chief of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), to release the master batsman from their contract.
Pakistan’s performance in the World T20 was much disappointed as the team green was only able to win a single match out of four. This made the former test fast bowler and head coach of Pakistan Cricket Team, Waqar Younus, resigns.
The PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan also appointed Mushtaq Ahmed, former leg spinner of Pakistan, as National Academy’s Head Coach.
The PCB chairman said that he is really happy that Inzamam came forward to serve the nation and national team.
For the vacant slot of the head coach, Shaharyar said, “We are in contact with some ex- Pakistani cricketers for this position and this is not necessary that the coach needs to be a foreigner.”