Javed Miandad offers his services to PCB chief Mohsin Naqvi for cricket's betterment

Azam Malik
Pakistan cricket great Javed Miandad. —Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital/Facebook
Pakistan cricket great Javed Miandad. —Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital/Facebook

  • Mohsin Naqvi says he believes in teamwork.
  • Consultation being held to strengthen Pakistani team, he says.
  • Miandad hopes PCB chief to take Pakistan cricket to new heights.

LAHORE: In a meeting with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Mohsin Naqvi, Pakistan cricket great Javed Miandad has offered his services for the betterment of the sport in the country.

During the meeting, Miandad congratulated Naqvi upon his appointment as the PCB chairman. They exchanged views on the promotion of Pakistan cricket and its development based on sustainable foundations.

The former captain also congratulated Caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Naqvi on the successful inauguration of the Pakistan Super League 9 in Lahore. He hoped that the PCB chief would take Pakistan cricket to new heights.

“My services are available for the improvement of cricket,” he said.

Upon which, Naqvi said Miandad was a cricket legend and he wanted to derive benefit from his expertise.

“The original position of the Pakistani team in international cricket is to be restored. I believe in teamwork. Consultation is being done to strengthen the Pakistani team. Domestic cricket will be promoted so that good players come forward,” he said.

Naqvi was elected unopposed as the PCB chairman for the next three years on February 6.

PCB's Chief Election Commissioner Shah Khawar had in a presser said Naqvi was the chairman from that day onwards.

Naqvi is the 37th chairman of the cricket board after replacing the former chairman of the PCB Management Committee, Zaka Ashraf, in the Board of Governors (BoG).

"Mohsin Naqvi can take up the role of chairman along with his chief minister position. There is no restriction in the law and constitution that might restrict him from becoming the chairman immediately," Khawar had said.