Previous Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has taken a dig at former PCB chairman Ramiz Raja, highlighting why Najam Sethi is the proper gentleman for the position. The former remaining-arm pacer feels a previous cricketer’s existence is not crucial at the board’s helm.
Next Pakistan’s humiliating decline to England on dwelling soil, Ramiz faced the axe as the PCB chairman, with Najam Sethi returning to the posture.
It led to the former Pakistan opener criticizing Sethi, stating that a non-cricketer doesn’t are entitled to the career and only needs the limelight.
Talking to Cricket Pakistan, Akram mentioned that Raja was despatched again to his initial position and that his former teammate lacked the administrative nous for the job:
“He arrived for 6 times, now he is back again to his original location. Najam Sethi has expertise. I feel it is a incorrect idea, that cricketers need to be the chairman of PCB. It is an administrative position, so you want to have appropriate communication with all the boards. Najam Sethi is the suitable man for the career. I don’t treatment if people get angry.”
The 56-12 months-old also praised Sethi’s dealing with compared to Ramiz’s bordering the 2023 Planet Cup:
“Najam Sethi gave a pretty reasonable response. It all depends on approval from both governments. You have to converse adequately with boards. This is not gully cricket, that if you really do not appear, we also will not go to your region. I don’t fully grasp who are these little ones, who occur and operate cricket in Pakistan.”
Before, the BCCI had expressed reluctance in sending their workforce to Pakistan for the Asia Cup in September and secretary Jay Shah turned it down entirely.
Ramiz reverted, declaring that if India would not take part in the levels of competition, Pakistan will boycott the 2023 World Cup on Indian soil as well.
PCB and BCCI to experience off more than ACC dispute on February 4th meeting
In the meantime, the PCB and BCCI will get in a assembly on February 4 in Bahrain about Jay Shah’s announcement of Asian Cricket Council’s (ACC) calendar of gatherings for 2023 and 2024.
The PCB accused him of making the announcement without holding Pakistan in the loop. The Pakistan board has sought an vitality board meeting with the ACC, which Sethi will attend.
India-Pakistan relations remain at a breaking point due to the stormy political situation amongst them.
The two nations have not played a bilateral collection against every single other considering that 2012-13, when Pakistan toured India for three ODIs and two T20Is.
India have not performed a activity in Pakistan in 2008, and their encounters have stayed constrained to ICC functions.