Wasim Khan has stepped down as PCB’s Chief Govt.© Twitter
Pakistan’s cricket board stated on Wednesday its chief govt had resigned, two weeks after New Zealand and England deserted excursions within the nation over safety considerations. New Zealand Cricket known as off their first tour of Pakistan in 18 years simply as the primary one-day worldwide was as a result of begin in Rawalpindi earlier this month. Their resolution was swiftly adopted by England’s cancellation of a deliberate tour subsequent month. The PCB gave no purpose for Wasim Khan’s resignation, however stated it will meet in a while Wednesday to “consider the matter”.
“(The) Pakistan Cricket Board today confirmed Wasim Khan has tendered his resignation as chief executive,” stated in a press release.
Khan, who’s British with Pakistani heritage, had made large efforts to revive worldwide cricket after a 2009 terror assault on the Sri Lankan staff despatched Pakistan into isolation for years.
Employed on a three-year contract in 2019, he had organised Pakistan’s excursions of England after which New Zealand amid extreme Covid-19 restrictions final 12 months.
Khan — the primary British Muslim to play county cricket in England — had reported run-ins with former PCB chairman Ehsan Mani, who he accused of stopping him from working freely.
Safety within the nation has improved dramatically over the previous few years however militant teams nonetheless function alongside the border with Afghanistan.
Pakistan have solely hosted South Africa, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Zimbabwe because the 2009 assaults.
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