LAHORE: Former Test cricketer Mohammad Waseem has taken charge as the chief selector. Mohammad Waseem’s first assignment is to select a team for the series against South Africa.

According to details, Mohammad Waseem has taken over the responsibilities of chief selector in place of Misbah-ul-Haq. After being appointed to this important post, Mohammad Waseem will step down from the post of head coach of Northern.

In addition, the head coaches of all the provincial teams will be part of the national selection committee. Muhammad Waseem’s first assignment is the selection of the team for the series against South Africa.

It may be recalled that on December 19 last year, the Pakistan Cricket Board had appointed Muhammad Waseem as the chief selector and Saleem Yousaf as the head of the PCB cricket committee. Initially, both of them have been appointed for three years.

It may be recalled that on October 14, head coach Misbah-ul-Haq had announced his resignation from the post of chief selector. He had said that there was no pressure on him and he wanted to focus on the team so he took this step.

Former fast bowlers Mohammad Akram, Shoaib Akhtar, Mohammad Wasim and former wicketkeeper-batsman Rashid Latif were in the running for chief selector.

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