Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Faisalabad November 22, 2005

PCB lodge complaint over run out

Cricinfo staff
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The PCB aren't happy about Inzamam's run out © Getty Images

The PCB have made the match referee, Roshan Mahanama, aware of their concerns over Inzamam-ul-Haq's controversial run out on the second day at Faisalabad.

In a statement they say Bob Woolmer, Pakistan's coach, has written to Mahanama while the PCB Chairman, Shahryar Khan, held a phone conversation with the ICC President shortly after the incident. The statement makes it clear the PCB's feeling about the run out when Steve Harmison shied at the stumps in his followthrough. "It is evident that Inzamam took evasive action to avoid injury and according to the laws should not have been given out."

The ICC have yet to give a reply but confirmed to Cricinfo that it was within the remit of the third umpire to give Inzamam not out if he thought he was taking evasive action.

Meanwhile, the PCB will also hold an internal investigation into Shahid Afridi's scuffing of the Faisalabad pitch, which has resulted in him being banned for one Test and two ODIs.