PCB not extending Inzamam’s contract as chief selector: sources

first_imgPCB not extending Inzamam’s contract as chief selector: sourcesPakistan ended up fifth in the points table in the ongoing World Cup and narrowly missed out on a semi-final berth. There have been reports that the PCB is unlikely to continue Inzamam-ul-Haq as the chief selector.advertisement Next Press Trust of India KarachiJuly 10, 2019UPDATED: July 10, 2019 18:24 IST Pakistan were knocked out of the World Cup 2019 after finishing 5th in group stage. (Reuters Photo)Pakistan Cricket Board has decided not to extend the contract of chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq following the national team’s failure to the reach the World Cup semifinals, according to sources.Inzamam, sources said, had shown interest in the extension of his contract for another year but the PCB has decided to go for a new selection committee.The contract of Inzamam, a veteran of 120 Tests, ended with the World Cup after occupying the post since 2016.The name of former Test opener Mohsin Hasan Khan is being tipped to become the new chief selector as he has also worked in this position in the past with good results and has also served as interim head coach of the national team.”Pakistan’s failure to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup has led to the decision to release Inzamam,” a source told PTI.But his nephew, Pakistan’s opening batsman Imam-ul-Haq has defended his uncle at a press conference in Lahore on Tuesday.Imam had said that the chief selector alone could not be held responsible for the team’s poor show in the first five matches of the World Cup as there were other members on the selection committee also and Inzamam picked the players after consulting the captain and coach.Also See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow World Cup 2019Follow Pakistan Cricket BoardFollow Inzamam-ul-Haqlast_img

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