Lahore (Web Desk): Former Test cricketer and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt passed away after a prolonged illness in Lahore on Thursday. He was 85.
The former Test cricketer served as the PCB chairman from 2008 to 2011.
The PCB, in a post shared on Pakistan Cricket's Twitter handle, said it was saddened by the news of Butt's demise and extended heartfelt condolences to his friends and family.
The PCB is saddened by the news of the passing of former Test cricketer and ex-PCB chairman Ijaz Butt. Our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/EH0UuMBfhN— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) August 3, 2023
As a former cricketer, Ijaz Butt played eight Test matches for Pakistan.