Imran Khan, who recently sworn as Prime Minister, considers that Pakistani cricket requires to undertake a revamp so as to become more prominent and better.
In a conference—at the Prime Minister House on August 18—with previous cricketers, few of whom played with him when he was the Pakistani national cricket team’s captain, the new premier signified that few variations should be made in the PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) at an administrative level.
Amongst those who were present in this concise yet special conference were Mudassar Nazar, Javed Miandad, Wasim Akram, Abdul Qadir, Moin Khan, Waqar Younis, Mushtaq Ahmed, Rameez Raja, Zakir Khan, and Inzamam-ul-Haq.
A lot was stated and talked about in the 30-minute conference, which was also attended by Navjot Singh Sidhu, the Indian cricketer, who was called upon attend the oath-taking ceremonial of PM. Khan stated to his fellows that he aims to keep listening and discussing to their suggestion so as to improve Pakistani cricket.
With an optimistic fortitude, the inside story, as resources told Geo News, related to enhancing the cricket structure of the country, which, in spite of the interest, would still require a month or two, as said by Khan. He made his aim clear to function for the improvement of the game and solicited his peers for their assistance and perspectives in doing so.
Earlier, when Khan used to head the cricket team of Pakistan, he was regional cricket’s supporter and used to make remarks on how the city-oriented squads were more spirited. At present, he mentioned he aspires to witness regional cricket in more precedence than departmental one. As per the resources, he was of the view that the second should be removed altogether and supporting the first should be a new aim.
Recently, Nasir Jamshed, the former Test opener, got banned by Pakistan cricket for 10 Years on multiple allegations of spot-fixing, concluding a 16-month inquiry into a sweeping scandal that shocked the Pakistan Super League.