LAHORE: Ehsan Mani has installed as the new Pakistan Cricket Baord chairman today following the resignation of former PCB chairman Najam Sethi on August 20.
Mani was elected unopposed at a special meeting of the Board of Governors held at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore which was superintended by Justice (R) Afzal Haider.
Mr. Ehsan Mani has been elected Chairman PCB by the Board of Governors (BoG.) Mr. Mani was elected unopposed in the BoG meeting convened at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore today for a period of three years. pic.twitter.com/Bd893OwN1L
— PCB Official (@TheRealPCB) September 4, 2018
Mani will assume the chairman office of Pakistan’s cricketing body for the next three years.
Last month, Prime Minister Imran Khan nominated Former International Cricket Council chairman Ehsan Mani as a member of PCB’s governing body at the meeting.
On August 20, Najam Sethi resigned from his post as chairman after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chariman Imran Khan assumed the charge of of Prime Ministership.
A look at Ehsan Mani’s career:
Mani, born in Rawalpindi, became ICC President in June 2003. He was nominated for the position by the PCB, whom he represented at the ICC from 1989 until 1996.
In 1996, he was elected by all countries to the position of Chairman of the ICC Finance and Marketing Committee, a position he held until the Committee was dissolved in June 2002 when he took over as Vice-President of the ICC Executive Board.
He played cricket for the Rawalpindi Club from 1959 to 1965 as a left-arm fast medium bowler and a right-handed batsman.