LAHORE: As the Pakistan cricket team gears up for the future World Cup, the sport’s governing system of the nation is going through an internal crisis.
The Pakistan Cricket Board’s ( PCB ) go to conclude the role of divisions in the domestic circuit have been met with severe resistance from its own Board of Governors ( BoG ). The BoG’s 5 members traveled out of a key conference held in Quetta on April 17.
The members alleged that PCB chairman Ehsan Mani has been attempting to run Pakistan’s cricket affairs in a dictatorial manner. One of the members who protested was Sialkot Region head Nouman Butt. The PCB has captured him to court with his case described an independent adjudicator the very next day after the controversial conference. 2 other members who walked out — Fata’s Kabir Khan and Quetta Region’s Shah Dost — have also been released showcase identifies and have been asked to response within 7 days.
However, Lahore Region’s Shahrez Abdullah Rokhari, who initially stood against the PCB chairman along with Norman, Kabir, and Dost, has dissociated himself from the team and has right now reconciled with the PCB in a current improvement. The 5th member of the revolting team was Khan Reseach Laboratories’ Ayaz Butt. It has been learned that instead of directly transmitting any show cause notice to Ayaz, the PCB has sent one to the department’s head.
Dawn has also learned that the PCB has removed the elections of the Gujrat District Association, which were to be held on Tuesday. According to sources the move has been made since the Association drops within the Sialkot Region which is headed by Norman. Meanwhile, Norman has now captured his case to the Lahore High Court ( LHC ) which issued notices to both the parties ( Nouman and PCB ) to show on May 7. In the petition, Nouman has alleged that the PCB president is trying to run the board’s affairs in a dictatorial manner and that he ( Nouman ) did not violate any clause of the PCB constitution.