Mohammad Hafeez got this big responsibility as soon as Babar Azam left the captaincy.
Babar Azam has stepped down from the captaincy after Pakistan's poor performance in the ICC ODI World Cup. Babar-led Pakistan team could win only 4 out of 9 league matches of the World Cup and failed to qualify for the semi-finals.
After leaving the captaincy of Babar Azam, Pakistan Cricket Board has given a big responsibility to former captain Mohammad Hafeez. Now Mohammad Hafeez has been made the director of men's Pakistan cricket. Mohammad Hafeez has also given his reaction after getting new responsibility in Pakistan cricket team. He said that I feel honored to become the director of Pakistan cricket team.
After leaving the captaincy of Babar Azam, fast bowlers Shaheen Afridi T20 and Shan Masood have been made the captains of the Pakistani Test team. The Pakistan Cricket Board has not yet appointed the captain of the ODI team.