Javed Miandad set to join PCB

October 23rd, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI  

Karachi , Oct 23 (ANI): PCB sources have revealed that former Pakistani Test skipper Javed Miandad will soon be absorbed in the Board in the position of a member of the governing board.

They confirmed that Miandad has agreed to become a governing body member in place of Ijaz Butt who is now the Chairman of the PCB.

Miandad will return to the board since he was forced to step down as coach in 2004 following Pakistan s loss in a home series against India , one official said and added that the chairman had been very keen to have Miandad on board and use his expertise. Miandad was a critic of the former PCB chief Nasim Ashraf who resigned in August.

Miandad also said that he was willing and eager to give his services to the Board. I have never had problems giving my service to Pakistan cricket and I will like to help out the board in any capacity as long as my role is a productive one, the Daily Times quoted Miandad as saying.

PCBs governing body is due to meet in the third week of November under the chairmanship of Butt. The Chairman had recently indicated that he would be introducing new faces as part of his team in next couple of days. (ANI)

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