ICC to look into Maliks appointment

November 5th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI  

Lahore , Nov 5 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) is all set to inquire into the appointment of Salim Malik, the former Pakistan captain, as the head coach of the countrys National Cricket Academy , according to an ICC spokesperson.

We will write to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and ask them to explain after hearing media reports which say that Malik has been given a position of responsibility in the current Pakistan cricket set-up, the spokesperson told a cricket website.

According to the Daily Times, the ICC is keeping a close watch on PCBs domestic assignment as well as the recent appointments of former Pakistan cricketers Mushtaq Ahmad and Waqar Younis by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

Incidentally, Malik took up the position just days after a court lifted a life ban on him from any involvement with cricket. (ANI)

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