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Javed Miandad, former Pakistani cricketer resigned as Director-General of countries cricket

Feb 15, 2014 12:44 IST

Javed Miandad, the former test captain of Pakistan on 15 February 2014 tendered his resignation from the post of Director-General of Cricket to the Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Now the resignation of Miandad awaits its acceptance by the PCB management committee, which has been deferred until the next committee meeting.

He was serving Pakistan cricket as the Director-General in the board since 2008. He sent his letter of resignation to the Najam Sethi, the new PCB chief just after four days the government sacked Zaka Ashraf as Chairman and dissolved the governing body. To run the affairs of cricket, the government has also appointed a managing committee through a notification.

Earlier, Nawaz Sharif the Prime Minister of Pakistan removed Zaka Ashraf from the post of Chairman of PCB and formed a managing committee to look after the works of the board. Later, the committee at its first meeting selected Najam Sethi to head the board.

About Javed Miandad
• Miandad has played 124 Tests and 233 ODIs for Pakistan
• In 2008, he was appointed as the director general under former chairman Ijaz Butt
• He was born on 12 June 1957 and played cricket for Pakistan between 1975 and 1996
• He has also served as a coach for the Pakistan Cricket team

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