ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja has been elected unopposed as the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) today.
The PCB’s top post fell vacant after Ehsan Mani stepped down after completing his 3-year term last month. The election for the new chairman of PCB was held in Lahore today.
The PCB’s Election Commissioner Justice (retd) Sheikh Azmat Saeed conducted the election and presided over the special meeting to elect the 36th PCB Chairman.
Aasim Wajid Jawad, Alia Zafar, Asad Ali Khan, Arif Saeed, Javed Kurieshi, Ramiz Raja and Wasim Khan are members of the BoG who attended the special meeting to elect the new PCB chairman.
As per the PCB COVID-19 Protocols, which are designed to ensure health and wellbeing of all involved, only reporters and correspondents who are fully vaccinated and have immunisation certificates are invited to attend the media conference.
Ramiz Raja advises cricketers to focus on cricket
Earlier on September 7, Ramiz Raja met the cricketers and advised them to don’t pay attention to the changes in the PCB and focus on their cricket.
During a meeting held at the National High-Performance Center in Lahore, Raja told the players about his vision and roadmap.
Interim coaches Saqlain Mushtaq and Abdul Razzaq were also present in the meeting