PCB’s newly appointed MD Wasim Khan meets selection committee


The newly appointed Managing Director of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wasim Khan on Tuesday met the national team’s selection committee to discuss the planning of the team ahead of the upcoming World Cup slated to start from May 30 in England and Wales.

Khan, who is optimistic to bring more international cricket in the country, was briefed about the selection criteria of the team. He shared his recommendations to prepare teh team stronger for the upcoming extravaganza.

On the other hand, the selection committee briefed the MD about Test cricket. A new selection policy in Test cricket was to be formulated during the meeting.

It is pertinent to mention here that the PCB had appointed former professional cricketer Wasim Khan as their new MD.

Wasim, 47, played county cricket in England from 1995 to 2001, during which he represented Warwickshire, Sussex, and Derbyshire. He also has playing experience in Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. In a 58-match first-class career, Wasim scored 2,835 runs with five centuries and 17 half-centuries, with the highest score of 181.

Khan had served as the Chief Executive of Leicestershire County Cricket Club. He is also on the board of Sports England, which oversees the strategy and policy setting of 55 National Sports Governing Boards.

He has also been a part of England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) Anti-Corruption and Integrity Board for the past seven years.