PCB names Akmal, Tanvir in selection committee for age-group trials

Schedule of trials will be announced in due course

By Web Desk
January 30, 2023
Kamran Akmal and Sohail Tanvir celebrate after taking a wicket against Bangladesh in April, 2008 — AFP 

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has named an eight-member selection committee, which will conduct U13, U16, and U19 trials for the selection of regional and district teams.

Former Test wicketkeeper batter Kamran Akmal has been appointed as the chair, while other members of the panel are Sohail Tanvir, Amir Nazir, Taimoor Khan, Junaid Khan, Faisal Athar, Qaisar Abbas, Sanaullah Baloch.

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.

Kamran Akmal played 268 international matches, while Sohail Tanvir represented Pakistan in 121 matches.

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