The former chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Zaka Ashraf has claimed that they only appointed Australian Dav Whatmore as the head coach of the national team in 2012 after then serving coach Mohsin Khan didn't respond to the board.
Former Pakistani Test cricketer Sarfraz Nawaz has said that felt that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) should send the national team to Bangladesh to feature in the upcoming Asia Cup in a bid to keep cricket away from politics.
Former chief of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Ijaz Butt, has said that appointing Hafeez as T20 captain, and bringing in Dav Whatmore as head coach in place of Mohsin Khan despite the latter`s tremendous contribution, has "backfired quite badly".
Pakistan`s former captain Saleem Malik, who was banned for his involvement in match fixing, will be filing a petition in the High Court to force the Pakistan Cricket Board to come out with a clear stance on considering him for the position of batting coach of the national team.
Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ijaz Butt, who once considered Haroon Lorgat as the `enemy of Pakistan`s cricket`, has declared him `the right man` to help with the organising of the Pakistan Premier League (PPL).
The former Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Ijaz Butt has welcomed the planned revival of bilateral ties with India but insisted that Pakistan must ask the BCCI to compensate it financially for the cancelled series of 2009.
Former PCB chairman Ijaz Butt on Sunday came down heavily on the Pakistan cricket team after their 37-run defeat in the first Twenty20 against Sri Lanka, saying the selectors made a wrong decision by naming Mohammad Hafeez as the captain of the side in place of Misbah-ul Haq.
The PCB has come in for criticism for using locally manufactured balls in domestic cricket, which are being blamed by players and experts as the cause for frequent injuries to players and for affecting the standard.
Much criticised former chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Ijaz Butt has insisted that the present performance of the national team has vindicated the decisions taken by the board during his tenure.
The PCB decided to shift the National Twenty20 Championship from Lahore to Karachi after it was learnt that country`s President Asif Ali Zardari was unahappy with chairman Ijaz Butt`s resentment in opting for re-location