KARACHI – Former Test captain, Moin Khan will be released from his duties as chief selector after the ICC cricket World Cup regardless of where the Pakistan team ends in the mega-event.
According to a well-placed reliable source in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Moin has been told his services are no longer required as chief selector when he met with the PCB chairman recently after returning from the World Cup.
“Moin will be released from his duties after the World Cup and Shaharyar Khan has already told his associates to start interviewing suitable available candidates for the new selection committee,” the source said.
Earlier, PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan said that Chief Selector of Pakistan Cricket Team Moin Khan accepted his mistake.
Shaharyar Khan said that nothing found wrong against Moin Khan. He also said that his action was not against the discipline.
He said during 40 minute meeting Moin Khan told about his visit to Casino. Moin Khan told to PCB chairman that he had been there to just take meal.
PCB chairman said that ” I accepted his apology and he is still Chief selector of Pakistan Cricket Team.” He also mentioned that Moin Khan is selector of Pakistan team so he is not going back to Australia.
Earlier, Pakistan Cricket Team Coach Moin Khan, who is under investigation for visiting a casino in New Zealand was ordered by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to immediately come back to the country.
The PCB launched an official investigation into reports that Moin Khan visited a casino in New Zealand. He is being suspected for any involvement in Pakistan’s defeat from West Indies.
Talking to media Shaharyar Khan, PCB Chairman told media that “We have launched an investigation over the reports that Moin Khan visited a casino, action will be taken if the reports are proven true.”
Pakistan team manager Naveed Cheema confirmed that an inquiry had been launched. “Yes, the PCB chairman has asked me to investigate the affair,” Naveed Cheema confirmed.
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