PCB to hire independent head of Women’s Cricket


LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to hire a head for women’s cricket to run the matters more fluently. 

As per the PCB, they will advertise for the post through their website on Thursday. The appointed candidate will be responsible for the short-term and long-term planning for the growth of women’s cricket, ranging from grassroots to top-level, implementation of the strategy to develop an effective domestic structure at the Cricket Association, City Cricket Association, and club level.

The role also requires the person to provide guidance in the scheduling and execution of international fixtures of women’s sides across different levels.

Urooj Mumtaz, who was handling this position since 2019, will only be the chief selector once the new appointment comes into effect.

Urooj Mumtaz: “It has been an absolute pleasure to serve as an interim head of women’s cricket. Being a former player and captain of the national women’s team, I am extremely passionate about the women’s game and have served the role with utmost dedication with an aim to positively impact and drive a change in women’s cricket in the country.

“Overall, Pakistan women’s cricket has made significant strides in the right direction and I look forward to work in unison with the upcoming head of women’s cricket, in my role as a chief selector, to further enhance and uplift the sport. I will continue to inspire and encourage more sport participation, whereby increasing our player pool and providing opportunities at the international and domestic level to deserving cricketers.”

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