In his stint on the PCB, Kahn said he was always working in Pakistan to improve cricket.
Former Pakistan Cricket Commission CEO Wasim Khan said he faced a major challenge to return international cricket to Pakistan after the 2009 attack on the Sri Lanka team. On September 30, Kahn resigned after being reported to have made some differences with him. Ramiz Raja, PCB’s newly appointed chair.
In 2019, Kahn was appointed CEO after four years as Chief Executive Officer in Leicestershire. His contract was due to end in 2022, but Kahn decided to move earlier. In his stint, Kahn said he was always working to improve cricket in Pakistan.
“Unfortunately, my time at the Pakistan Cricket Committee is over,” Khan wrote in a LinkedIn post, Geo TV reported.
“As a British Pakistani and former professional cricket player, I promised to move to Pakistan less than three years ago, which helped improve the global image of the PCB and the country. My aim was to help improve the game in the spotlight of a country of 220 million cricket enthusiasts, “he said.
I am nothing but gratitude and love for Pakistani fans, says Washim Khan.
It took Pakistan six years to bring international cricket home. In 2015, Zimbabwe toured the country following Sri Lanka, World XI, Bangladesh and South Africa. Kahn said he spent a sleepless night trying to regain his sanity in cricket in Pakistan.
“Resurrection of international cricket, mixing with sleepless nights dealing with crisis management, avoiding potential crises and navigating very politically demanding situations is an exhilarating role. It was just a part, “Khan said.
He also thanked Pakistani fans for their support during the turbulent times. “I think I’ll just be grateful and loved by Pakistani fans a few weeks after I left Lahore and returned to England,” he added.
Pakistani cricket was recently shocked by a single blow new Zealand And England withdrew from each tour.