ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday appointed Andy Richards from Queensland Cricket, Australia as assistant coach/batting consultant of Pakistan women’s cricket team. Richards will work with the national women’s team for four major assignments being held this year abroad. “Richards is working as the female pathway manager for Queensland cricket. In addition, previously he has also worked as head coach of Queensland Fire & Brisbane Heat. He has a vast knowledge regarding women’s cricket and surely his experience will benefit the batting skills of Pakistan women’s team,” said a spokesman for the PCB. Richards will be with the Pakistan’s team for the following forthcoming tours:1: ICC Women’s Cricket Championship – Round 3 (Pakistan vs Australia series being held next month in Malaysia.2: ICC Women’s World T20 Cup in West Indies in October3: ICC Women Cricket Championship – Round 4 (Pakistan vs West Indies) in West Cup shortly after the World Cup4: ICC Women’s Cricket Championship – Round 5 (Pakistan vs South Africa) in South Africa.Published in Daily Times, July 12th 2018.