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Sharayar Khan denies the reports of resigning

Lahore: The Pakistan cricket board chief Sheryar Khan denies the rumors of resignation.He cleared that he was not retiring on Friday after the poor performance of cricket team in world T20.

There is no truth in the rumors that I am considering stepping down

Shaharyar told reporters outside the Gaddafi Stadium.

However, a few moments later, the PCB spokesperson confirmed that Shaharyar hasn’t offered any resignation and is working in his office.

Pakistan T20I team, under the captaincy of Shahid Afridi, was knocked out from the Asia Cup after a loss to Bangladesh. In their World T20 campaign, they were beaten comprehensively by India, New Zealand and then Australia. Their only victory came against Asia Cup finalists Bangladesh in the world event campaign opener.

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In the Asia Cup T20, too, Pakistan only managed to secure victories against the United Arab Emirates and Sri Lanka, while losing comprehensively to arch-rivals India and Bangladesh.

Alam, who was the manager of the team when Pakistan won the 1992 World Cup, also questioned the mental alertness of the Pakistan players and said they lacked physical fitness.

The 82-year-old former diplomat was appointed as the chairman of the PCB by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on August 16, 2014.

His previous stint as the board supremo, which began on December 10, 2003, to October 7, 2006, was seen as a successful tenure for Pakistan cricket.

 

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