Categories: Sports

PCB constitutes committee to avoid conflict of interest in cricket decisions

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday constituted a separate committee to make decisions regarding players category and the Pakistan Super League (PSL) draft in an attempt to avoid conflict of interest.

Local news outlets reported that the board opted to refrain from leaving the matter on the national selection committee, and instead made a new committee.

Therefore, a three-member committee has been formed. Members of this committee include Imran Ahmed Khan, Waseem Haider and Wajahatullah Wasti.

According to the media, based on feedback from the majority of the franchises, PSL tried to address conflict of interest. Category renewals of players who played in the previous season have a direct impact on retentions.

That’s why chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq who is linked with Lahore Qalandars and selector Tauseef Ahmed who is linked with Islamabad United are not included in the committee.

Furthermore, teams will submit suggestions on categories of players with PSL and the three-member committee will review the suggestions before finalising the draft category according to the process.

Non-cricketer Imran Ahmed Khan will finalise categories in consultation with other stakeholders. Draft rules, category stipulations need to be kept in mind and he is in charge of these.

PakistanToday

Disqus Comments Loading...

Recent Posts

Back where it all began, Djokovic renews Tsonga rivalry

LONDON: Eleven years after their first meeting in the Australian Open final, Novak Djokovic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will take a trip…

4 mins ago

Darren Bravo returns to West Indies Test squad to face England

BARBADOS: Darren Bravo is set to play his first Test in more than two years, after being named in West Indies'…

1 hour ago

Iranian journalist arrested in US

DUBAI: US police have arrested an American-born journalist working for Iran’s English-language Press TV, the state-run broadcaster reported on Wednesday.…

2 hours ago

PM directs for early completion of mapping of historic, heritage buildings

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed for early completion of the mapping of the buildings carrying historical and heritage…

2 hours ago

Low gas pressure continues haunting consumers in biting cold

ISLAMABAD: Residents in different localities of the twin cities are facing the issue of low gas pressure on a daily basis…

2 hours ago

PTI should focus on federal, Punjab govts: Murtaza Wahab

KARACHI: Adviser to Sindh Chief Minister on Information, Law & Anti-Corruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that the Sindh government was…

2 hours ago