Judge Sair Ali to chair Pakistan cricket board

Last updated 09:52 05/08/2014

Relevant offers

Cricket

Black Caps series with Zimbabwe may not be screened in New Zealand Jimmy Anderson injury leaves England selectors with conundrum for fourth test Black Caps batsmen need to adjust expectations against Zimbabwe Vaughan: England must seek to wrap up Ashes series victory at Trent Bridge Brown: World-weary Australian captain Michael Clarke fast approaching endgame Zimbabwe make four changes for ODI series with Black Caps in Harare The Ashes: England on brink of big victory over Australia in third test Proteas bounce back in final session in Dhaka test Mitchell Johnson joins Australian 300 test wicket club in style South African bowler Dale Steyn joins 400-test wickets club

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appointed a retired supreme court judge as acting chairman of the country's cricket board.

Justice Muhammad Sair Ali would also act as election commissioner and would conduct fresh elections for a permanent chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board within one month.

The administration of the PCB has been in turmoil for more than a year since the Islamabad High Court suspended Zaka Ashraf in May 2013 while declaring his election process as ''polluted''.

Journalist Najam Sethi replaced Ashraf as acting chairman, but Ashraf fought the decision until the supreme court asked the government to appoint a new acting chairman and conduct fresh elections.

The government said Sethi and ex-chairman Shaharyar Khan would be on the new board of governors.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should bouncers be banned from cricket?

Yes - they're too dangerous

Neutral - it is what it is

No - it's just bad luck when it goes wrong

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content