Ehsan Mani Elected Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board

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Ehsan Mani has been elected because the Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) unopposed for a time period of three years, it was introduced earlier in the present day. Mani will succeed Najam Sethi, who stepped down from the function on August 21.Former ICC President Mani was broadly tipped to take the highest spot following Sethi’s exit, and can assume place as PCB chairman with speedy impact.

The PCB took to Twitter to make the announcement of Mani’s appointment public. “Mr. Ehsan Mani has been elected Chairman PCB by the Board of Governors (BoG.) Mr. Mani was elected unopposed within the BoG assembly convened on the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore in the present day for a interval of three years,” the tweet learn.

A chartered accountant by occupation, Mani had represented PCB on the ICC from 1989 to 1996 earlier than serving as director of the ICC finance and advertising and marketing committee from 1996 to 2002. He was then appointed as ICC president from 2003 to 2006 and it was throughout his tenure that the ICC workplace moved from London to Dubai.

Amongst the primary few duties forward of him as high chief can be reviewing the continuing authorized battle between PCB and the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) following India’s failure to fulfil the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) the 2 sides had signed in 2014. ICC’s dispute panel is about to chair the continuing points between the PCB and BCCI on October 1.

Mani chaired his first assembly as PCB chief shortly after being elected.

Pakistan are bracing themselves for a busy few months. Their first project is the Asia Cup which can be staged within the UAE from September 15. They may then play a full house collection towards Australia and New Zeaand in Dubai and Abu Dhabi from October to December. A tour to South Africa will comply with quickly after.

First Printed: September 4, 2018, 2:29 PM IST


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