Zaka Ashraf’s substitute as PCB chairman is more likely to be introduced quickly
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) can have a brand new chairman subsequent month and Punjab province’s caretaker chief minister Mohsin Naqvi is the front-runner for that submit, in response to sources. With the tenure of the interim administration committee which has run the Board affairs since December 2022 coming to an finish on February 4, the method to elect the brand new chairman of the Board of Governors (BoG) of the PCB will happen after that.
“The PCB ought to have a brand new chairman (Mohsin Naqvi) after the overall elections (in Pakistan) on eighth February,” the PCB supply informed PTI.
The PCB had introduced on Saturday that the election commissioner and appearing PCB Chairman Shah Khawar had finalised the BoG which is able to elect the brand new chairman.
Pakistan’s caretaker prime minister Anwar ul Haq Kakar, the Patron-in-Chief of the Board, has nominated Mohsin Naqvi on the BoG. One other candidate of the PM, Mustafa Ramday can be on the BoG.
In accordance with the supply, Naqvi can solely assume cost as elected chairman of the PCB after he relinquishes his place as caretaker chief minister of Punjab which may solely occur after the overall elections.
“However the path is now clear for electing a brand new chairman and till then the appearing chairman and BoG will run Board affairs,” he mentioned.
The PCB has had three chairmen in lower than three years. Ramiz Raja took cost in September 2021 and he was adopted by Najam Sethi and Zaka Ashraf.
Amid the frequent modifications within the high brass of the Board, the nationwide crew’s efficiency additionally dip badly in current occasions with Check collection defeat in Australia and T20I collection loss in New Zealand.
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