Ramiz Raja, the PCB chairman and a former Pakistan cricketer, has spoken out about his abrupt departure from the board, stating that the organization’s management abused him.
Isa inhone, cricket board mein aake. Inlogo’s saman bhi nahi lene. Please provide 9 baje and 17 bande dhandate for the cricket board. Please, FIA ka chapa par gaya. The cricket board (office) was attacked, and they refused to let me reclaim my belongings. In a video aired on Raja’s Youtube channel on Monday, he said that at around nine in the morning, roughly 17 individuals stormed into the office, which felt like the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) of Pakistan had invaded the workplace.
Ramiz Raja and his Board were recently removed by the Pakistani government after the PCB’s 2019 constitution was revoked and a 14-member committee led by Sethi was given full executive authority to work on restoring the department structure, which had been eliminated in 2019 after Imran Khan was elected as the country’s prime minister (the Pakistani PM is the PCB’s patron-in-chief).
We have seen how laws and the constitution have been amended to accommodate one individual into the system, Raja said of Najam Sethi, the new head of the PCB Management Committee. Nazam Sethi tweeted at 2.30 a.m. to announce my leaving and his arrival, as if he were some sort of messiah who could change cricket overnight. I’m familiar with the game because I’ve played it before. It’s my territory.
Former players who had prominent roles were abruptly removed to suit this man and his thugs. This has never happened to me anywhere in the world.
Najam Sethi, the chairperson of the PCB Management Committee, called a meeting at Karachi’s National Stadium on Monday. Ex-players Javed Miandad, Wasim Bari, Tauseef Ahmed, and Sadiq Mohammad attended the seminar.
Mr. Najam Sethi, chairman of the PCB Management Committee, speaks with former players at Karachi’s National Bank Cricket Arena. #PAKvNZ, PCB tweeted.
The new committee will have 120 days to replace the PCB constitution from 2019 with the one from 2014. In accordance with the 2014 constitution, the committee will be in charge of selecting a chairman and appointing a board of governors.
On Friday, the new PCB management committee, which took office on Thursday, dissolved all committees established under the expired 2019 constitution, including the selection committee.
Shahid Afridi, a former Pakistan captain, was named the team’s interim chief selector on Saturday.
Former teammates Abdul Razzaq and Rao Iftikhar Anjum will join Afridi on a three-person committee.
After England swept the three-match test series earlier this month, Pakistan was whitewashed at home for the first time.
The Asian squad is currently hosting a two-Test series against New Zealand.