Miandad gets wider role in PCB
The veteran cricketer, however, will have no role in the administrative affairs of the Board.
"Miandad has been given the task of looking after the domestic cricket and Pakistan team affairs. The task of dealing with the ICC and member boards and finalising tours and series remains with the chief operating officer," a source said.
"He has been given what he has been asking for since he came into the Board in 2008 -- the responsibility of looking after domestic cricket and Pakistan team issues," he added.
He said under the new set-up Zakir Khan, who looked after domestic cricket, and Intikhab Alam, who was in charge of the national cricket academy and international cricket, would now be reporting to Miandad who will in turn report to the Chairman and COO.
The source said that Miandad was delighted with the change in the Board`s attitude and had already started giving his inputs on many cricketing matters including reorganising the domestic cricket.
Miandad was recently asked by the Board to work with the Pakistan senior and under-19 batsmen while they were training in Lahore.
The veteran of 124 tests has been in the PCB since the time of former chairman, Ijaz Butt, but always complained about not being given enough responsibilities and his expertise not being utilised properly.
The source said Miandad would also have say in the selection of the national one-day squad for the series against Australia that is expected to be announced next week.
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