Pakistan Cricket Board Appoints Haroon Rasheed As Chief Selector | Cricket Information

File picture of Pakistan’s former batter Haroon Rasheed.© AFP

Pakistan’s former batter Haroon Rasheed has been appointed because the chief selector of the nationwide choice committee. Najam Sethi, the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), instructed reporters in Lahore on Monday that Haroon might be heading the brand new choice committee however the remaining members could be determined later. Haroon, 69, was additionally named on the 14-member cricket administration committee to run the PCB, on December 22, by the patron-in-chief of the board, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif.

“Haroon has now resigned from the management committee as we don’t want a conflict of interest as he is now chief selector,” Sethi mentioned.

Haroon who performed 23 Exams and 12 ODIs for Pakistan had retired as Director of the Excessive Efficiency Centre of the PCB final yr.

He has held many different positions within the board together with chief selector, supervisor of senior and junior groups and in addition head coach of senior and junior groups.

The cricket administration committee had named Shahid Afridi as interim chief selector quickly after coming into energy, and Sethi had needed him to proceed on long-term foundation however the former all-rounder refused, insisting he had lot of commitments together with his basis and charity work.

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Sethi additionally made it clear that negotiations with Mickey Arthur have been nonetheless happening and in subsequent two or three days a remaining announcement could be made on the brand new head coach of the Pakistan group.

“I want to make it clear I am in direct negotiations with Mickey and I think 90 percent of the discussions. We have covered many areas and very soon we may give you good news.” “If Mickey comes he will be making his own team and we will only find how much we need to pay them and this matter will be resolved in 2-3 days.” Arthur was additionally head coach of the Pakistan between 2016 and 2019 and his contract was not prolonged after the World Cup by the administration of chairman, Ehsan Mani.

Arthur is now working with english county, Derbyshire.

(This story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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