Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has been offered the position of chief selector by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) until the World Cup in 2023.
According to the report, PCB is keen on having the former captain continue in his role as Chief Selector for another ten months after appointing Afridi as interim Chief Selector.
Reportedly, following the ODI series against New Zealand, Afridi will decide whether or not to accept PCB’s offer for him to carry responsibilities till the World Cup in India in November.
At the same time, Shahid Afridi is open to advise on matters like as the coaching staff. Afridi said that if players had a more say in how the national team was run, they would perform better.
On the other side, in December 2022, Najam Sethi succeeded Ramiz Raja as chairman of the management committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board, signalling a major shakeup in the organization’s upper echelons.
Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi was appointed interim chief selector, and he was joined on the committee by former cricketers Abdul Razzaq and Rao Iftikhar Anjum.