Veteran Pakistani cricketer Iqbal Qasim given key appointment in Pakistan Cricket Board

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Veteran Pakistani cricketer Iqbal Qasim given key appointment in Pakistan Cricket Board

Lahore: Veteran Pakistani cricketer Iqbal Qasim given key appointment in Pakistan Cricket Board. Former Test spinner Iqbal Qasim will chair the revamped Pakistan Cricket Board Cricket Committee.

According to a press statement released by Pakistan Cricket Board, Iqbal Qasim will chair the PCB Cricket Committee which will meet on a quarterly basis.

Iqbal, a veteran of 50 Tests and 15 ODIs, will lead the panel that will also include Wasim Akram (former captain and now a respected commentator), Urooj Mumtaz (chief selector and representative of women’s cricket), Umar Gul (former Test cricketer and representative of current domestic cricketers) and Ali Naqvi (former Test opener and representative of the match officials).

In addition to the five, PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan and Director – International, Zakir Khan, will serve as coopted members.

The PCB Cricket Committee’s remit will be to advice PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani on cricket-related matters, including but not limited to the performances of the national cricket teams and their managements, domestic cricket structure, high-performance centres and playing conditions.

The Committee will have the powers to invite relevant personnel for its quarterly meetings to assist as part of its evaluation, assessment and recommendation process.

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