Thursday, February 2, 2023

Who’s Who in Cricket: Sami ul Hasan

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Current Role
Director – Media and Communications, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) (Mar 2019 – Present)

Previous Roles
Head of Media and Communications, International Cricket Council (Sep 2006-Feb 2019)
Sports Editor, ARY OneWorld (Jul 2004-Aug 2006)
General Manager – Media, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) (Oct 2002 – May 2004)
Sports Reporter, Dawn Group of Newspapers (Apr 1988-Sep 2002)

Bio

The Pakistan Cricket Board appointed Sami Ul Hasan as its Director of Media and Communications in March 2019. He brings more than 30 years of experience to this role, including 16 years as print and electronic journalist, and 14 years as communications and media operations expert with elite cricket organizations.

He started his professional career in 1988 with the Dawn newspaper as Sports Reporter, before joining the PCB as its General Manager of Media in 2002. He headed sport desks of two private TV news channels between 2004 and 2006, and then joined the International Cricket Council in Dubai in September 2006. 

During his time with the ICC, Sami was also involved in the planning and delivery of media operations at three men’s World Cups, three women’s World Cups, six World Twenty20s, four Champions Trophy events, besides a number of other age-group and development tournaments.

He received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Sciences in 1998 from Karachi University.

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