LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday announced the new management of Pakistan women’s cricket team with Mark Coles of New Zealand named as the new head coach while former Pakistan Test cricketer Jalaluddin was named as the new chief of the selection committee. An official of the PCB said that the board had appointed Mark as head-coach of Pakistan’s women’s cricket team for two years. He had worked with Pakistan’s women team, on an honorary basis, during Pakistan vs New Zealand women series in the UAE, recently. “Mark was a member of the Wellington squad and played six ‘A’ list games for the side. He had worked as an assistant coach with New Zealand women’s A team in the year 2000 and recently with Pakistan’s women’s team in the UAE. He also coached the Wellington Blaze to a T20 title in 2013, as well as being part of the Northern Districts High Performance coaching staff from 2014,” said the official while highlighting the profile of the newly appointed head coach of women’s team. The official further stated that the three-member women’s selection committee will be headed by Jalaluddin. “Akhtar Sarfraz and Asmavia Iqbal are the other members of the selection committee,” he added. The selection committee will further be working for the development of women’s cricket in addition to their selection duties.Published in Daily Times, January 25th 2018.