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PCB Chairman Shaharyar M Khan retires

PCB Chairman Shaharyar M Khan retires

Shaharyar M Khan. – A file photo

August 05, 2017

PESHAWAR, 5 August: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar M Khan has retired after completion of his three-year tenure.

Shaharyar M Khan was appointed as PCB Chairman on 18 August, 2014. He also earlier served as PCB chairman from 2003 to 2006 and retired prematurely from his post due to the Oval Test controversy.

Shaharyar initially supported the Big Three formula in the International Cricket Council (ICC), but later on he turned against it and played crucial role in its abolishment, arguing that it was against the interest of global cricket.

The 83-year-old Shaharyar is considered a very capable and top diplomat of Pakistan. He served as ambassador in France, Jordan and England and also served as foreign secretary.

Media reports said Najam Sethi is favourite to take over as new chairman of PCB.

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