The Board of Governors of the Pakistan Cricket Board has accepted the resignation of Chief Executive Wasim Khan.
PCB announced the progress at a press conference and said that BoG, who met through a video conference, unanimously accepted the resignation.
Wasim joined the board of directors on February 1, 2019 with a three-year contract.
“During his time with the PCB, Wasim Khan provided excellent leadership, particularly following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic when very little information was available and precise decision-making was required to ensure cricket remained unaffected and continued to be played at the domestic and international levels,” Ramiz Raja said.
“The PCB owes Wasim Khan a debt of gratitude for his good leadership and we wish him well in his future plans and career endeavours,” he added.
Meanwhile Waism Khan said that it was an honor and a privilege to serve the board.
“It was hugely satisfying to see the resumption of Test cricket with Sri Lanka playing Tests in Rawalpindi and Karachi, and the homecoming of the Pakistan Super League during the last two years,” he said.
“With a five-year strategy in place, new domestic structure in its third season and the investment in women’s cricket in an upward direction,” he added. “I feel it is the right time to move on and reunite with my young family.”
In addition, Wasim stated that he is very happy to work with all our outstanding business partners and passionate people in PCB.
Previously, PCB confirmed this progress, saying that it can be confirmed that Wasim Khan has resigned as CEO. According to the process, the BoG will meet later today to consider the matter. “
The source said that the PCB CEO was dissatisfied with the reduction of his power. Earlier, it was reported that during a meeting with the PCB chairman, Wasim asked for an extension of his contract. Raja asked him for two months.
In addition, the board of directors is expected to introduce the position of director of cricket to replace the chief executive officer.