Akmal to chair choice committee for age-group trials

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Akmal to chair selection committee for age-group trials


LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday, constituted an eight-member choice committee beneath the chairmanship of former Test wicketkeeper batter Kamran Akmal which is able to conduct U13, U16 and U19 trials for the choice of regional and district groups.

Besides Akmal, the newly-constituted choice committee consists of Sohail Tanvir, Amir Nazir, Taimoor Khan, Junaid Khan, Faisal Athar, Qaisar Abbas and Sanaullah Baloch.

In a press release, launched by the PCB, the cricket governing physique shared that every selector, alongside the regional/district head coach, will conduct the trials of the aforementioned age brackets as per the schedule.

“Each selector, along with the head coach of the region/district, will conduct trials according to the schedule, which will be announced in due course,” said PCB.

It is value mentioning right here that Akmal represented Pakistan in 268 matches, whereas Sohail Tanvir performed 121 matches for the nation.

Furthermore, Amir Nazir performed six Tests and 9 ODIs from 1993 to 1995, Junaid Khan appeared in 107 worldwide matches for Pakistan, Faisal Athar performed in an ODI in 2003 and Qaiser Abbas performed in a Test towards England in 2000. Sanaullah Baloch and Taimoor Khan are former first-class cricket.

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