Departments, Regions get strong status in PCB’s BoG meeting


The Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Board of Governors (BoG) on Tuesday decided to have an important role of both departments and regions in domestic cricket according to the conceptual framework recommended by the task force in its 51st meeting.

The meeting of the BoG was held with PCB’s new Managing Director PCB, Director Media and Communication, Chief Strategy Implementation Officer and Project Consultant (Marketing) at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), Lahore.

The meeting had several decisions over different matters with bringing all stakeholders on one page. The BoG focused on safeguarding the interest of all stakeholders, especially players.

The PCB’s chairman Ehsan Mani presented his report which was based on professionalizing each department of the board. Mani said that they will work hard to bring professionalism to the PCB.

Meanwhile, the budget for the upcoming season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) got approved. The BoG was also briefed about the arrangements and progress of the sale of commercial rights of the PSL 4.

Moreover, the Audit and Cricket Committee also presented their reports to the BoG containing recommendations over several issues.

The PCB-BCCI dispute was also discussed in the meeting and they were informed that the Disputes Resolution Committee’s decision on the legal costs of the dispute was expected to be announced by ICC on Wednesday.

The BOG has also approved a 20 percent increase in the payment to former cricketers under the Players’ Welfare Policy 2015.