KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has stressed that Moin Khan was the only former cricketer to have been approached by the board for the post of chief selector.
A PCB spokesperson, referring to reports that various former cricketers rejected the job, said: “No former cricketer had been approached for the job except Moin Khan, who accepted it after a meeting on Monday with acting chairman Najam Sethi.”
The board also strongly rejected another report suggesting that the new chief selector was once convicted and fined for match-fixing.
“Such irresponsible and false allegations hurt the national interest and cause demoralisation,” he said. “Moin had never been convicted for match-fixing.”
Meanwhile, the chief selector was scheduled to hold the first meeting of selection committee at the National Stadium in Karachi yesterday night.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 17th, 2013.
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