Ramiz Raja is all set to be the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The decision follows a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan, who gave the go-ahead for the change of guard at the PCB. Raja will replace Ehsan Mani once the succession process is complete.
Both Ramiz and Mani met the Prime Minister on Monday (August 23) afternoon. After the meeting Ramiz, a former Pakistan captain, told Cricbuzz, ‘I have given him (Imran Khan) my plans. He will make a call,” and decided to wait to hear from the PM’s office. Eventually, the decision was made three days later.
On Thursday (August 26) Ramiz confirmed that he has accepted the job. “The aim is to reset Pakistan crickets GPS and will be in pursuit of excellence,” the former Raja, who was also a Chief Executive Officer of PCB, told Cricbuzz on Thursday.
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