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Langer to head selectors for Australia’s T20 side

MELBOURNE: Australia coach Justin Langer will lead the selection panel for the Twenty 20 team, Cricket Australia said on Friday, with Trevor Hohns and Greg Chappell assisting following the resignation of Mark Waugh in May. Hohns remains the chairman of selectors for the test and one-day international teams. Former international batsman Waugh had previously been assisted by former head coach Darren Lehmann in selecting the Twenty 20 team. “We believe the changes to the structure of the selection process will deliver…

Selection committee found Saad better than Fawad; I didn’t pick Imam, clarifies Inzamam

KARACHI: Chief Selector of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Inzamam-ul-Haq on Tuesday responded to the criticism that has followed Fawad Alam’s axing from England and Ireland tour. Talking about Alam’s selection, the former skipper said the selection committee found Saad Ali better than Fawad. He said, “Fawad Alam is an outstanding player but in the last three years there are others on the top of the list." “We got him here in the nets but we found Saad Ali to be better, and the decision to prefer Saad was unanimous,…

PCB removes Afridi as T20 skipper, disbands selection committee

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday removed Shahid Afridi as captain of the T20 team and disbanded the Selection Committee among several measures taken in the light of findings and recommendations by a special committee tasked with investigating factors behind Pakistan's poor performance in the Asia Cup and World T20, ARY News reported.

Mohammad Amir’s inclusion in PSL doubtful

LAHORE: Mohammad Amir's participation in the first edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) remains in doubt as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shahryar Khan and the league’s head Najam Sethi are divided on selecting the pacer for the tournament, ARY News reports.