Ramiz Raja ‘set’ to become PCB chairman

By: News Desk      Published: 03:33 PM, 26 Aug, 2021
Ramiz Raja ‘set’ to become PCB chairman
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Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to appoint Ramiz Raja, cricketer-turned-commentator, who was also part of 1992 World Cup squad, as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Thursday, quoting its sources.

The sources in PCB, however, also said that they had not yet received any notification in this regard.

Ramiz Raja, who was born in Faisalabad on August 14 1962, played 57 test matches in which he scored 2, 833 runs while in 198 one-day matches he featured, he scored 5, 841 runs. Raja also remained skipper of the Pakistan cricket team.

Later, former cricketer made a name for himself as a commentator. His brother Wasim Hassan Raja was also a cricketer.

Ehsan Mani relinquishes post of PCB chairman:

Ehsan Mani on Thursday relinquished his post as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman.

Sources in PCB told 24News TV channel that Mani had excused himself from getting on with his job as Board chairman.

However, they added no notification for the appointment of Ramiz Raja as PCB chairman had been received as yet.

Reporter Rozeena Ali