Pakistan Cricket Board has picked a 10-member delegation of former players, who will act as goodwill ambassadors in India during the much-anticipated bilateral series next month.

The Board's Executive Coordination Committee has decided to invite the legends to witness the matches between India and Pakistan in December and to help foster better relations between the two countries.

"These players will be goodwill ambassadors for Pakistan Cricket and can help in improving the cricketing relations between two countries," a PCB statement said.

A PCB spokesman explained the list was prepared in chronological order in terms of debuts made by the players selected.

"The selected players are those who made their debuts in 50, 60s and 70s and we will consider the others in future events as well," the spokesman said.

The selected players include Hanif Mohammad, Imtiaz Ahmed, Majid Khan, Zaheer Abbas, Mushtaq Mohammad, Imran Khan, Javed Burki, Wasim Bari, Intikhab Alam and Sadiq Mohammad. Javed Miandad will visit India as Director General of Pakistan Cricket Board.

But critics in the cricket community have questioned the criteria on the basis of which the players were picked.