PM Nawaz appointed PCB patron-in-chief

Oct 15, 2013

By Web Desk

Prime Minister Nawaz Shairf was appointed the patron-in-chief of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday, Express News reported.

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The position was earlier held by the President of Pakistan.

A five-member ad hoc management committee was also formed, which will take care of all the managerial tasks for the next 90 days.

The members of the committee are Zaheer Abbas, Najam Sethi, Haroon Rasheed, Naveed Akram Cheema and Shaheryar Khan.

The committee was also tasked with the election of the board chairperson as well as to look into the financial matters and find out any irregularities.

Najam Sethi was appointed as an interim PCB chairperson after Zaka Ashraf was suspended from the post over a legal challenge to his election.