Ramiz Raja was appointed because the PCB chairman for a three-year time period on Monday.© Twitter
Former cricketer Ramiz Raja has been formally appointed as Pakistan Cricket Board’s thirty sixth chairman for a three-year time period, the nation’s cricket physique introduced on Monday. After his appointment the previous batsman stated that he’ll work to make sure Pakistan cricket thrives and grows stronger. “I’m grateful to all of you for electing me because the PCB Chairman and sit up for working with you to make sure Pakistan cricket continues to thrive and develop stronger, each on and off-the-field,” Ramiz Raja was quoted as saying in a PCB media launch.
“One of my key focuses shall be to assist introduce within the Pakistan males’s cricket workforce the identical tradition, mind-set, perspective and method that when made Pakistan some of the feared cricket taking part in nations,” stated the previous Pakistan batsman.
Mr Ramiz Raja has been elected unanimously and unopposed as Pakistan Cricket Board’s thirty sixth Chairman for a three-year time period in a Special Meeting presided over by PCB Election Commissioner, Mr Justice (retd) Sheikh Azmat Saeed.
— PCB Media (@TheRealPCBMedia) September 13, 2021
The 59-year-old grew to become solely the fourth Pakistan worldwide cricketer to guide PCB after Ijaz Butt, Javed Burki and Abdul Hafeez Kardar.
Raja, who had performed 255 worldwide matches for Pakistan, stated his focus shall be to look into the welfare of previous and current cricketers.
“Obviously, as a former cricketer, my different precedence shall be to look into the welfare of our previous and current cricketers. The sport has and can at all times be concerning the cricketers and, as such, they deserve extra recognition and respect from their mum or dad establishment,” he added.
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