Pakistan news August 10, 2014

PCB chairman election to be held on August 18

ESPNcricinfo staff

The long-running uncertainty over the leadership of the PCB looks set to end on August 18, when the election for the chairman's post will be held. The PCB's acting chairman, Muhammad Sair Ali, also announced the full list of the Board of Governors from which the new chairman will be elected.

Following a recent change to the board's constitution, the structure of the Board of Governors was resized to 10 members, comprising four regional representations (top four teams from the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy) and four representatives of services organisations (top four department teams) and two nominated members.

Najam Sethi, who has headed, and been ousted from, the board several times during the last year, and former chairman Shaharyar Khan had earlier been nominated to the Board of Governors by Nawaz Sharif, the Prime Minister of Pakistan and the Patron of the PCB.

The last date for filing nominations is on August 15. With Sethi having said that he will not contest the election, Shaharyar Khan is seen as a leading contender.

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  • on August 12, 2014, 0:54 GMT

    I can't think of a better choice than Shaheryar Khan, who was a career diplomat. PCB needs an individual like him. I hope he is successful in bringing cricket back to Pakistan. Good Luck!

  • spellbinder76 on August 11, 2014, 22:17 GMT

    no more Miandad and Mohsin Why? Do you prefer M. Ilyas, Zaheer Abbas, Amir Sohail or Abdul Qadir.

  • Aamir.Awan on August 11, 2014, 10:40 GMT

    Whoever comes up should focus on winning ICC Worldcup 2015 not only participating with no ambitions. Pakistan have the best ODI talent and should be utilised as we did last year (but not in 2014 ) and we will win!! Batting: Nasir Jamshaid, Sharjeel Khan, Ahmed Shezad, M Hafeez, Sohaib Maqsood, Misbah, Umar Akmal, S.Afridi, Bowlers: U. Gul, S Ajmal, Junaid Khan & M Irfan and Anwar Ali NO Sohail Tanveer PLEASE!

  • waqas77 on August 11, 2014, 4:43 GMT

    why shakil sheikh ............

  • on August 10, 2014, 15:12 GMT

    Please no more Miandad and Mohsin.

  • Nadeem1976 on August 10, 2014, 12:28 GMT

    Shaharyar Khan is not a bad choice for PCB chairman.

  • on August 12, 2014, 0:54 GMT

    I can't think of a better choice than Shaheryar Khan, who was a career diplomat. PCB needs an individual like him. I hope he is successful in bringing cricket back to Pakistan. Good Luck!

  • spellbinder76 on August 11, 2014, 22:17 GMT

    no more Miandad and Mohsin Why? Do you prefer M. Ilyas, Zaheer Abbas, Amir Sohail or Abdul Qadir.

  • Aamir.Awan on August 11, 2014, 10:40 GMT

    Whoever comes up should focus on winning ICC Worldcup 2015 not only participating with no ambitions. Pakistan have the best ODI talent and should be utilised as we did last year (but not in 2014 ) and we will win!! Batting: Nasir Jamshaid, Sharjeel Khan, Ahmed Shezad, M Hafeez, Sohaib Maqsood, Misbah, Umar Akmal, S.Afridi, Bowlers: U. Gul, S Ajmal, Junaid Khan & M Irfan and Anwar Ali NO Sohail Tanveer PLEASE!

  • waqas77 on August 11, 2014, 4:43 GMT

    why shakil sheikh ............

  • on August 10, 2014, 15:12 GMT

    Please no more Miandad and Mohsin.

  • Nadeem1976 on August 10, 2014, 12:28 GMT

    Shaharyar Khan is not a bad choice for PCB chairman.

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  • Nadeem1976 on August 10, 2014, 12:28 GMT

    Shaharyar Khan is not a bad choice for PCB chairman.

  • on August 10, 2014, 15:12 GMT

    Please no more Miandad and Mohsin.

  • waqas77 on August 11, 2014, 4:43 GMT

    why shakil sheikh ............

  • Aamir.Awan on August 11, 2014, 10:40 GMT

    Whoever comes up should focus on winning ICC Worldcup 2015 not only participating with no ambitions. Pakistan have the best ODI talent and should be utilised as we did last year (but not in 2014 ) and we will win!! Batting: Nasir Jamshaid, Sharjeel Khan, Ahmed Shezad, M Hafeez, Sohaib Maqsood, Misbah, Umar Akmal, S.Afridi, Bowlers: U. Gul, S Ajmal, Junaid Khan & M Irfan and Anwar Ali NO Sohail Tanveer PLEASE!

  • spellbinder76 on August 11, 2014, 22:17 GMT

    no more Miandad and Mohsin Why? Do you prefer M. Ilyas, Zaheer Abbas, Amir Sohail or Abdul Qadir.

  • on August 12, 2014, 0:54 GMT

    I can't think of a better choice than Shaheryar Khan, who was a career diplomat. PCB needs an individual like him. I hope he is successful in bringing cricket back to Pakistan. Good Luck!