PCB to replace selection committee

Shahid Afridi has resigned as T20 captain, while Wasim Akram will assist the PCB in finding a new coach © Getty Images

The PCB has announced that Haroon Rasheed‘s selection committee is to be disbanded with immediate effect. Rasheed came in for criticism in the post-World T20 report submitted by Waqar Younis – who has since stood down as head coach – and a PCB Special Committee has now determined that new selectors are to be appointed.

The PCB also faces having to name a new T20 captain – after and Shahid Afridi’s resignation – and coach. Issues with player fitness were highlighted in the review of Pakistan’s group-stage exit at the World T20 and those selected for the forthcoming tour of England will have to attend a boot camp with the army. The committee has also recommended hiring a psychologist and dietitian.

More to follow…

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