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APD | Pakistan cricket board appoints its new managing director

Sports2018-12-07

By APD writer Muhammad SohailISLAMABAD, Dec. 7 (APD) -- The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday confirmed the appointment of British-Pakistani Wasim Khan as its new managing director.Wasim Khan, having a degree of Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Warwick Business School, is a former professional cricketer with a wealth of experience in cricket and cricket management, the PCB spokesperson said.The 47-year-old cricketer has played county cricket in England from 1995 to 2001, during which he represented Warwickshire, Sussex and Derbyshire. He also has playing experience in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. In a 58-match first-class career, Khan scored 2,835 runs with five centuries and 17 half-centuries, with the highest score of 181.He also served as the Chief Executive of the Leicestershire County Cricket Club. Commenting on his appointment, Khan said he was delighted to be offered the position of managing director of PCB, “a role which I have accepted as a challenge”.“I have my roots in Pakistan, a country which is full of talent. I will be relocating to Pakistan with my family who is as excited as I am,” he said.PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani welcomed his appointment, saying Khan brings with him “fresh ideas and knowledge of cricket, and he will receive the support of the Board and the management of PCB”.“We now have an experienced leader of the management team who will oversee the implementation of the board decisions. His first task would be to oversee the reforms of domestic cricket structure,” the PCB chairman said.Wasim Khan is expected to start his time at the PCB around early February 2019.(ASIA PACIFIC DAILY)

By APD writer Muhammad Sohail

ISLAMABAD, Dec. 7 (APD) -- The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday confirmed the appointment of British-Pakistani Wasim Khan as its new managing director.

Wasim Khan, having a degree of Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Warwick Business School, is a former professional cricketer with a wealth of experience in cricket and cricket management, the PCB spokesperson said.

The 47-year-old cricketer has played county cricket in England from 1995 to 2001, during which he represented Warwickshire, Sussex and Derbyshire. 

He also has playing experience in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. In a 58-match first-class career, Khan scored 2,835 runs with five centuries and 17 half-centuries, with the highest score of 181.

He also served as the Chief Executive of the Leicestershire County Cricket Club. 

Commenting on his appointment, Khan said he was delighted to be offered the position of managing director of PCB, “a role which I have accepted as a challenge”.

“I have my roots in Pakistan, a country which is full of talent. I will be relocating to Pakistan with my family who is as excited as I am,” he said.

PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani welcomed his appointment, saying Khan brings with him “fresh ideas and knowledge of cricket, and he will receive the support of the Board and the management of PCB”.

“We now have an experienced leader of the management team who will oversee the implementation of the board decisions. His first task would be to oversee the reforms of domestic cricket structure,” the PCB chairman said.

Wasim Khan is expected to start his time at the PCB around early February 2019.

(ASIA PACIFIC DAILY)

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