Former national badminton champion Tania Mallick has become the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) new Head of Women‘s Cricket. She will carry out her duties as the new Head of Women’s Cricket from October 1, 2021. Tania represented Pakistan in the Seoul Asian Games in 1986 and made her country proud by becoming a national champion in 1987-88.
Tania has got her master’s degree from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). She has accepted the post of new Head of Women’s cricket after Urooj Mumtaz has left her position to focus completely on selection matters. The decision that Tania will be the new captain of Women’s Cricket comes two weeks after former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja was appointed as the new PCB chairman after being chosen on September 13.
PCB has disclosed that Tania has also done World Bank Women Development Projects in addition to working in multinational companies. Furthermore, Tania is the vice-president of the Punjab Olympic Association since 2010. Not only this but also, she is the vice-president of the Punjab Squash Association and is currently working as a member of the Pakistan Olympic Association’s Education and Women’s Commissions. PCB took to Twitter and shared the news of Tania’s appointment.
In addition, sports specialist Umar Farooq Kalson underscored how Tania is the perfect choice for women’s cricket. He took to Twitter and said that the decision of PCB to elect Tania as Head of the Women’s Cricket Team is the best decision ever as her extraordinary profile is perfectly fit for the head position.