Najam Sethi to become Chairman PCB

Najam Sethi to become Chairman PCB

LAHORE – Pakistan Super League Chairman Najam Sethi is going to become the Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board PCB in August this year as the current PCB Chairman Sheharyar Khan will be retiring in August.

After getting nominated by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Super League (PSL) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Executive Committee Chairman Najam Sethi is all set to take charge as the chairman of the board.

The other nominee for the afore mentioned post is Arif Ejaz, who is said to be the right hand of Sethi and has also provided him technical assistance in PSL, therefore, he is no threat to Sethi’s chairmanship. 

Najam Sethi is ready to assume the charge after the tenure of 83-year-old chairman Shahryar Khan ends next month. Arif Ejaz will replace Shahryar in the governing board as a member.

According to the constitution of PCB, the new governing board, which will remain in charge till August 2020, will appoint the next chief through elections. 

It has also been learnt that Najam Sethi will dissolve the post of PSL chairman after taking charge, and will take care of all the affairs by himself.