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Mohammad Akram named Pak bowling coach

PTI 25 Aug 2012, 10:10:58 AM IST
Lahore, Aug 25 : Former Test cricketer Mohammad Akram has been appointed as Pakistan's bowling coach for a period of one year.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Director, Intikhab Alam, told reporters here on Friday that the 38-year-old Akram will be supervising a level four coaching course and join the squad in the UAE for the series against Australia.
“The chairman of the PCB has approved his appointment for one year as national bowling coach and he will join the team immediately for the series against Australia in the UAE,” said Alam, also the head of the Coaching Committee.
The 37-year-old Akram, who played nine Tests and 22 ODIs between 1995 and 2001, is now settled in England and had shown a lot of interest in the bowling coach's position.