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Ramiz Raja to be appointed new PCB chairman

Ehsan Mani will not be continuing as PCB Chairman, Sources confirmed

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New PCB chairman!

Ramiz Raja to be appointed new PCB chairman!

News sources on Thursday have confirmed that PM Imran Khan has given approval of Ramiz Raja to be the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board after incumbent Ehsan Mani turned down a short-term extension to his current term.

Former Pakistan cricketer and renowned commentator Ramiz Raja has accepted the post of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman, as per the Cricbuzz report.

“The aim is to reset Pakistan cricket’s GPS and will be in pursuit of excellence,” the website quoted Ramiz Raja saying.

Three days earlier, Ramiz Raja had told the website, after meeting the prime minister, “I have given him (Imran Khan) my plans. He will make a call.”

Days after meeting with patron-in-chief of the Pakistan Cricket Board Prime Minister Imran Khan Ehsan Mani on Thursday has excused himself from continuing to work as the PCB chairman.

Mani confirmed to Geo News that he is not interested in working as PCB chairman anymore.

When asked if he has suggested any name for the coveted post,

He added that the details related to the new appointment for the post will be released by Prime Minister Office.

Following the development, ahead of the official appointment, congratulatory messages have started to pour in on social media for Ramiz Raja.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.