Najam Sethi gets backing from ex-PCB chiefs to be next chairman

| Updated: Aug 08, 2017 17:14 IST

Lahore [Pakistan], Aug.8 (ANI): Veteran journalist and cricket enthusiast Najam Sethi has received endorsements from two former chairmen of the Pakistan Cricket Board to be the next PCB chairman in place of Shaharyar Mohammad Khan whose three-year term ended on Sunday. Sethi is currently the PCB Executive Committee head. The election for new PCB chairman is expected to be held later this week and Sethi is the most prominent nominee for the post, reports the Dawn. Former PCB chairmen Khalid Mahmood and retired Lt.Gen. Tauqir Zia have both praised Sethi for his outstanding work for the cricket board and Pakistan Super League (PSL), but admitted that they had reservation earlier about him. They said that Sethi has proved his credentials as a fine administrator with some stellar work for the PCB. Lt. Gen.Tauqir Zia backed Sethi's nomination and termed him 'the best choice to lead the PCB.' (ANI)