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Inzamam named Pakistan's chief selector

Last updated on 07 Aug 2023 | 11:38 AM
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Inzamam named Pakistan's chief selector

This will be his second stint as the chief selector, having served in the position from 2016 to 2019

Inzamam-Ul-Haq has been appointed as the chief selector of the Pakistan national team ahead of the 2023 Asia Cup. The Pakistan Cricket Board made the announcement via Twitter on Monday (August 7).

This will be his second stint as the chief selector, having served in this position from 2016 to 2019. It was under him Pakistan won the 2017 Champions Trophy in England, beating their arch-rivals India in the final.

His first assignment will be to announce the squad for the three-match ODI series against Afghanistan in Sri Lanka, which will get underway on August 22. The former Pakistan captain, who picked the squad for the 2019 World Cup, will then have to shift his focus to the Asia Cup and the all-important ODI World Cup.

The team director Mickey Arthur and head coach Grant Bradburn are currently part of the selection committee but will be informed about their status soon.

Last week, the PCB established a high-profile Cricket Technical Committee (CTC) - headed by former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq. with Inzamam-ul-Haq and Mohammad Hafeez also part of it. 

They were tasked with appointing the national selection committees, but the PCB later revealed that the decision to appoint the chief selector was made by the board's chairman Zaka Ashraf.

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