Arthur was seen as a potential replacement for England coach Trevor Bayliss, who will step down when the Ashes series ends in the middle of next month to take up a role with Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League.
The board's decision means that almost the entire coaching staff - batting coach Grant Flower, bowling coach Azhar Mahmood, and fitness trainer Grant Luden - will not have their contracts extended. Sarfaraz Ahmed's men finished fifth in the points table - at equal points (11) with New Zealand after the round-robin stage.
The Cricket Committee consists of PCB Managing Director Wasim Khan, former national captain Misbah-ul-Haq, former captain Wasim Akram, former cricketer Urooj Mumtaz, Zakir Khan as well as director global cricket Mudassir Nazar. The committee comprised individuals who possess tremendous acumen, experience and knowledge. "The PCB Cricket Committee, which met on Friday, were unanimous in their recommendations for the change", PCB said in a statement. Several players were cast aside - Umar Akmal, Mohammad Irfan, Wahab Riaz and Sohail Khan for example - for not being at the levels Arthur wanted, while Pakistan's fielding numbers soared under Rixon's watch; in the 12 months before he left in June 2018, Pakistan were a better fielding side than South Africa and Australia.
That win, Arthur said, "brought on a whole new team of young players".
Pakistan's next assignment is a home series against Sri Lanka, starting with two Test matches. "We also became world number one in Twenty20 cricket in this period, which was an achievement", he said.
Malik, who recently retired from ODIs, and Hafeez were in categories A and B respectively previous year.
In all, Pakistan won 10 out of 28 Tests under Arthur, losing 17 and drawing one.
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