Haroon Rasheed appointed chief selector of Pakistan cricket | Cricket Information

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KARACHI: 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), informed reporters in Lahore on Monday that Haroon will likely 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 administration committee as we do not desire a battle of curiosity as he’s now chief selector,” Sethi mentioned.
Haroon who performed 23 Checks and 12 ODIs for Pakistan had retired as Director of the Excessive Efficiency Centre of the PCB final 12 months.
He has held many different positions within the board together with chief selector, supervisor of senior and junior groups and likewise 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 wished him to proceed on a long-term foundation however the former all-rounder refused, insisting he had quite a lot of commitments together with his basis and charity work.
Sethi additionally made it clear that negotiations with Mickey Arthur had been nonetheless happening and within the subsequent two or three days a closing announcement could be made on the brand new head coach of the Pakistan group.
“I need to make it clear I’m in direct negotiations with Mickey and I feel 90 % of the discussions. We now have coated many areas and really quickly we might provide you with excellent news.”
“If Mickey comes he will likely be making his personal group and we are going to solely learn how a lot we have to pay them and this matter will likely be resolved in 2-3 days.”
Arthur was additionally head coach of 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 an English county, Derbyshire.

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