Pakistan appoints Twenty20 captain

The Pakistan Cricket Board has named Mohammad Hafeez as the new captain of the national Twenty20 team.

Pakistani cricket.

KARACHI - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has named Mohammad Hafeez as the new captain of the national Twenty20 team but retained Misbah-ul-Haq as the skipper for tests and one-day internationals.

"The appointments are for the coming tour to Sri Lanka," PCB Chairman Zaka Ashraf told a news conference on Thursday.

Pakistan tours Sri Lanka from 29 May to play three tests, five ODIs and two Twenty20 matches.