LAHORE (Our Correspondent): Former Test cricketer Mohsin Khan has stepped down as Chair of the Pakistan Cricket Board‘s Cricket Committee. The Chairman PCB had given task to his committee to carry out a thorough review of the national team’s performance.
In a press statement on Thursday, the PCB said Mohsin met with Chairman Board Ehsan Mani. During the meeting, Khan expressed his willingness to quite from his current position. The PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani accepted his request.
“It is always difficult to let go someone of Mohsin’s stature and caliber, but we respect his decision. I am thankful to Mohsin for his contributions. I wish him well in his future endeavors,” PCB chairman Ehsan Mani was quoted as saying.
Mohsin Khan said he was thankful to PCB and the chairman for the opportunity to chair the committee.
Managing Director Wasim Khan will now act as the Chair of the PCB Cricket Committee.
The special committee will review of the Pakistan cricket team’s performance over the past three years. The committee will start its review at the end of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. It will submit its recommendations to the PCB Chairman and the Board of Governors.
Wasim Akram, Misbah-ul-Haq, and Urooj Mumtaz were member of the committee.
The PCB chairman had constituted the committee in October last year to oversee all cricketing matters in the country.
The development came about after the Board’s chiefs discussed the team’s performance during the 54th PCB’ Board of Governors meeting in Lahore on Wednesday presided over by Chairman Ehsan Mani.
The Board also had a discussion on the Pakistan cricket team’s recent performance.
“The members also agreed the team’s performance in the World Cup below expectation.