PCB appoints Leicestershire’s chief executive Wasim khan as its new MD

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday has appointed English county membership Leicestershire’s chief govt Wasim khan as its new Managing Director.

Wasim, who has been one of many main lights of the ECB’s drive to interact British Asians in English cricket, cast his profession as chairman of the colleges’ cricket charity, Likelihood to Shine, earlier than taking up at Grace Street in 2014.

He’s understood to have been appointed to the PCB on a three-year contract, beginning on February 1. He was sounded out for the function by Ehsan Mani, the previous ICC chairman who was himself appointed as PCB chairman earlier this yr by the nation’s new Prime Minister, the previous Pakistan all-rounder Imran Khan.

“I’m delighted to be supplied the place of Managing Director of PCB, a job which I’ve accepted as a problem,” mentioned Wasim. “I’ve my roots in Pakistan, a rustic which is filled with expertise. I will probably be relocating to Pakistan with my household who’re as excited as I’m.”

Mani added “We welcome Wasim who will probably be becoming a member of the PCB quickly. He was chosen unanimously following a sturdy interview course of with some severely good candidates. I need to thank each applicant who participated on this course of.

“Wasim brings with him contemporary concepts and data of cricket, and he’ll obtain the help of the Board and the administration of PCB.

“We’ve began the method of revamping the PCB and beneath Wasim, we now have an skilled chief of the administration staff who will oversee the implementation of the Board selections. His first activity could be to supervise the reforms of home cricket construction”.

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