NEW SELECTION COMMITTEE
The brand new committee will choose a aspect for the upcoming ICC Ladies’s Championship video games in South Africa in Could. © Getty
In an initiative to enhance the ladies’s recreation in Pakistan, PCB has appointed a three-member choice committee, to be chaired by former skipper Urooj Mumtaz.
One other former captain – Asmavia Iqbal, who led the group on the 2009 World Cup and has performed one Take a look at, 38 ODIs and 9 T20Is – shall be retained whereas Marina Iqbal – who has represented Pakistan in 4 ICC occasions (World T20 in 2009, 2012, 2014 and 2017 World Cup) – has been added. The primary process for this new committee shall be to choose a aspect for the upcoming ICC Ladies’s Championship video games in South Africa in Could.
The brand new choice committee has been introduced in after the panel headed by former gamers Jalaluddin and Akhtar Sarfraz accomplished their respective phrases final month.
Speaking in regards to the appointment and the way it syncs with PCB’s imaginative and prescient for the ladies’s recreation, PCB managing director Wasim Khan mentioned: “I want to place on document my due to Jalaluddin and Akhtar Sarfraz for his or her contribution to girls’s cricket. Ladies’s cricket shall be an vital precedence transferring ahead and this has been mirrored within the choice of such a related and dynamic committee. Their appointments will go a good distance in the direction of accelerating the progress of our senior girls’s group.
“The brand new choice committee includes gamers who, till very just lately, have been concerned in white ball cricket. This syncs very properly with the PCB’s imaginative and prescient of offering an setting the place girls’s cricket not solely thrives however the place we’re in a position to enhance our pool of gamers in order that it might sustainably develop and flourish.
“Attracting girls with the related ability units and a ardour for the ladies’s recreation was vital when forming this new Committee. Providing advantage based mostly alternatives to exceptionally gifted girls who can assist drive and affect the sport spells a brand new and thrilling period on the PCB.
“Urooj is a part of the PCB Cricket Committee, so her relevance to the trendy recreation will additional profit the path we’re aiming to take the ladies and women’ cricket,” Khan opined.
PCB has additionally promoted Aisha Jalil to the submit of group supervisor, whereas Ayesha Ashhar has been assigned the duty for planning and coordinating Worldwide cricket.