Wasim criticizes Indian news agency for spreading fake news

muzzamil mehboobWeb Editor

31st Aug, 2021. 02:35 pm
Wasim criticizes Indian news agency of his interest in PCB chief position

Pakistan’s legendary former cricketer Wasim Akram criticized the Indian news agency for making the wrong media report, which claimed that the former captain was interested in the position of chief of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

Wasim directly responded to the Times of India (TOI) on his Twitter account. he said not to spread such fake news while emphasizing that he is happy with his life.

“Please stop spreading such fake news. Get your sources right. TOI is one of India’s top and credible newspapers and such baseless news can only hurt that image. PCB chairman’s post is a specialised job and I was never interested in it. Thank God, I am content where I am in my life,”

After this, the news agency removed the story from their site.

Wasim Akram has also congratulated Rameez Raja on the appointment to the Board of Governers and the new PCB chairman.

“Congratulations to Ramiz Raja on being nominated as BOG member by PM to being PCB chairman I am confident that Rams will bring a positive change in Pakistan cricket as he has the vision and experience to achieve that. Pakistan cricket needs a big lift and my support are with you,”

Prime Minister Imran Khan, PCB Patron, has nominated Asad Ali Khan and Raja on the BoG for a three-year term while exercising his powers under clause 12(1) of the PCB Constitution.

Rameez Raja will officially take the position of the new chief of the PCB on September 13.

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