Islamabad: Former Pakistan cricketer Rameez Raja has been unanimously elected as the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). He will continue in this position for three years. Rameez Raja played over 250 international matches for Pakistan between 1984-1997.
Ehsaan Mani, who has been the PCB chairman till now, resigned last month at the end of his three-year tenure. Rameez Raja has previously served as PCB chief executive. However, Rameez earned a good reputation as a commentator. Became the ‘Voice of Pakistan’.
Wasim, the 59-year-old Raja’s elder brother, also represented Pakistan in Test matches. Rameez holds the record for being the fourth Pakistani cricketer to head the Pakistan Cricket Board. He was preceded in death by Abdul Hafeez Kardar, Javed Burki and Ijaz Butt as PCB chairman.