Former captain Aamir Sohail appointed as Pakistan selector

Former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail is appointed as the national team's chief selector.

The Pakistan Cricket Board have announced that former captain Aamir Sohail has been appointed as chief selector for the national team.

It has been confirmed that the 47-year-old will lead a four-man selection panel and take on a role as director for development, which spans from grassroots to first-class cricket.

"The Pakistan team is doing well in one-day matches and Twenty20 and I will try to further lift that as well as our showings in the Test matches," Sky Sports News quotes Sohail as saying.

Sohail featured in 47 Test matches and 156 one-day internationals during his playing career for Pakistan.

Sri Lankan batsman Angelo Mathews plays a shot during the second day of the third and final cricket Test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Sharjah International Cricket Stadium, in the Gulf emirate of Sharjah, on January 17, 2014
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