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High court issues stay order of Zaka Ashraf appointment as Chairman PCB

Lahore High Court has extended the stay order on appointment of Zaka Ashraf as Chairman PCB until June 24th. The appointment of Zaka Ashraf was challenged as illegal by the petitioner in the high court.

According to government sources summary of three short listed names have been submitted to the PM Nawaz Sharif. Final decision on the appointment will be taken after consultation with ministry of sports and cricket experts. Pakistan Cricket Control Board (PCB) has come under increasing pressure because of the poor performance of Pakistani cricket team in international tours, accusations of match fixing and poor discipline of the players.

Former cricketers have also complained that the selection of the team is based on favoritism rather than merit.

 

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