Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf reacted to Inzamam-ul-Haq’s surprising dismissal as chief selector. The pinnacle of the governing physique mentioned the previous skipper had taken the choice with out his consent.
Inzamam-ul-Haq resigned as chief selector in a bombshell announcement on Monday (October 30). This got here as a shock to many as he made the choice in the midst of the 2023 ICC World Cup.
Zaka Ashraf was not stunned by Inzamam-ul-Haq’s resolution and mentioned he was not conscious of it. He mentioned that earlier than saying his retirement he had made an appointment with a former skipper “to hunt clarification on the continued controversy. However as a substitute of assembly or clarifying, he resigned.”
For these unfamiliar, there have been many controversies in Pakistan Cricket. A information channel in Pakistan shared a screenshot of Babar Azam’s chat with PCB COO Salman Naseer after Rashid Latif claimed that Zaka Ashraf was not replying to the captain’s messages.
Additionally, a number of consultants of Pakistan cricket targeted on PCB and Inzamam-ul-Haq for staff choice. They boldly claimed that there was lobism within the part they usually picked gamers of their alternative and the whole staff relies on friendships.
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Inzamam-ul-Haq Haq spoke about his resolution to resign. He mentioned he’s making the choice primarily based on the lobbying claims in opposition to him. He added that if PCB finds him not responsible within the case, he’ll resume his position. He claimed:
“I’m resigning from my place to permit the PCB to conduct a clear investigation into the allegations of battle of curiosity made within the media. If the committee finds me harmless, I’ll resume my position as chief selector.”
Inzamam-ul-Haq was appointed because the chief selector of the Pakistan cricket staff forward of the Asia Cup 2023. He did effectively with the choices however the staff’s efficiency in each the occasions was lower than par. Within the ongoing ICC World Cup 2023, the Babar Azam-led staff is having a horrible marketing campaign. They’ve recorded simply two wins from six matches and suffered defeats in opposition to India, Australia, Afghanistan and South Africa. Another defeat within the event could be the curtain for them within the occasion.