Iqbal Imam, former Pakistan first-class cricketer, has been appointed as the new batting coach for women’s national team. The selection comes ahead of the three match one-day international series that the Pakistan’s Women’s team is going to play against South Africa from 6th May. Iqbal will be taking over from Andy Richards, who has been team’s assistant coach and batting consultant since July 2018.
The PCB MD Wasim Khan said that Iqbal is a hardworking and committed batting coach who fits perfectly in the PCB's vision for women's cricket of providing them with skilled individuals who will add significant value to both their development and performances.
Iqbal Imam has a strong impact on players in domestic circuit and has also been an assistant coach for men’s A, under 19 teams and women’s under 17 side.
As a player, he appeared in 147 first-class games and 115 List A matches.