Shahryar Khan Dismisses Reports of his Resignation as Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman

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Shahryar Khan has denied reports of his resignation as Pakistan Cricket Board chairman amidst the leak of confidential reports.

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The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shahryar Khan ruled out the possibility of his resignation in the wake of the national team’s debacle in the Asia Cup and World T20 events. (Shahid Afridi Was ‘Absolutely Clueless’ During World T20)

After speculations were rife that Shahryar, fed up with the leakage of confidential reports from the board and even otherwise, had decided to tender his resignation, he told the media on Friday in Lahore he has no intentions of resigning. (How My Advice is Linked to Pakistan’s Defeat, Asks Imran Khan)

The 82-year-old veteran insisted there was no truth in the media speculations he had decided to resign.

“There is no truth in the rumours that I am considering stepping down,” he added.

The PCB chief said he had got the report of the fact finding committee and would comment on it after going through it. Pakistan were knocked out of the World T20 after losing three of its four group matches, including a loss to rival India. Shahryar has also served as PCB Chairman from 2003-2006.

The fact finding committee was formed to find out the causes for the team’s poor show in recent T20 internationals including the two major events


Source: NDTV

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