PCB appoints British National as new Managing Director

PCB appoints British National as new Managing Director

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the new Managing Director of Board.

PCB has appointed British rising star Wasim Khan as the Managing Director (MD) of the board for three years.

Khan is currently the chief executive of English county Leicestershire and was also the front-runner to replace Andrew Strauss as director of England Cricket.

The 47-year-old Bringham-born held talks with the board this week and received a nod from the officials. ------------------------------

A statement from PCB said Wasim’s appointment was made after a “comprehensive two-phase selection process, which saw over 350 candidates expressing their interest following an advertisement for this position.”

“I am delighted to be offered the position of Managing Director of PCB – a role which I have accepted as a challenge,” said Wasim

“I have my roots in Pakistan, a country which is full of talent. I will be relocating to Pakistan with my family who are as excited as I am.”

PCB chief Ehsan Mani also welcomed Wasim onboard.