LONDON: Former English cricketer Luke Wright has been appointed selector of the England men's team.
In an announcement made on Tuesday, Wright was given the new responsibility in light of his experience.
He will select England's white and red ball squads and give his input in England's Lions and Young Lions squads.
The former all-rounder succeeded Ed Smith who last selected England's squad for the Test series in Pakistan.
England is scheduled to travel to Pakistan at the end of this month which will mark its second tour this year.
The English side will play three Tests in Rawalpindi, Multan, and Karachi respectively. Currently, they are practicing in Abu Dhabi before departing for Pakistan.
Pakistan: Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shan Masood, Saud Shakeel, Salman Agha, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Abdullah Shafique, Imam-ul-Haq, Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Abrar Ahmed, Zahid Mahmood, Mohammad Nawaz, Azhar Ali, Mohammad Ali
England: Ben Stokes (capt), James Anderson, Harry Brook, Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ben Foakes (wk), Will Jacks, Keaton Jennings, Jack Leach, Liam Livingstone, Jamie Overton, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Joe Root, Mark Wood