The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has appointed former cricketers Kamran Akmal, Rao Iftikhar Anjum and Salman Butt as consultants of Chief Selector Wahab Riaz.

The trio will begin performing their duties immediately, with the five-match T20 International series in New Zealand, starting January 12, being their first assignment. The three members will also perform additional duties in the Skills Camp on non-selection duty days.

Kamran Akmal has represented Pakistan in 53 Tests, 157 ODIs, and 58 T20I matches and has scored a total of 6871 runs in all three formats and has 453 catches and stumpings behind the wickets. He was a member of the 2009 T20 World Cup-winning team.

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Rao Iftikhar Anjum was also part of the 2009 T20 World Cup winning team, he has played one Test, 62 ODIs, and two T20Is and has taken 78 international wickets.

Former captain Salman Butt has represented Pakistan in 33 Tests, 78 ODIs, and 24 T20I and has scored 5209 runs in all three formats with 11 centuries. He was also part of the 2009 T20 World Cup winning team along with Kamran Akmal and Rao Iftikhar Anjum.