The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced a new six-member junior selection committee, to be headed by former Test opener Naushad Ali.
As with the national selection committee, members of the committee will be full-time, paid employees and have been appointed for a two-year tenure. They will be responsible for selection of academy teams and all age-group teams from U-15 to U-19.
The committee is comprised of former Test cricketers Aftab Baloch, Mohsin Kamal, Azhar Khan and Arshad Khan, the off-spinner from Peshawar who was, until recently, a part of Pakistan's international squad. Mudassar Nazar, director of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) at Gaddafi Stadium, is the sixth member of the committee.