Moin Khan, the former Pakistan captain and wicketkeeper, has been appointed the chief selector of the Pakistan national team. The PCB announced that Moin will former chief selector Iqbal Qasim but said that the rest of the selection committee will continue under the new leadership. Qasim had decided not to renew his contract with the PCB earlier this month.
“It is an honour and a privilege to be offered the position of chairman of national selection committee – a position held by many greats in the past and most recently by legendary Iqbal Qasim,” Moin said. “I have accepted this as a challenge and I am glad that PCB and my own vision corresponds in terms of preparing a pool of talented cricketers who can mount an effective challenge in the 2015 World Cup.”
Moin made his Test debut against West Indies in 1990 and went on to lead the team in 13 Tests. He played his last Test in 2004, ending his 69-match career with 2741 runs. His 147 wicketkeeping dismissals are third in the list of Pakistani wicketkeepers behind Wasim Bari and Kamran Akmal.
Moin also represented Pakistan in 219 ODIs and is the most successful wicketkeeper for Pakistan in ODIs with 287 dismissals.
Source – Cricinfo
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