Lahore (Staff Report): Pakistan Super League chairman Najam Sethi has been elected unopposed as the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in a Board of Governors meeting.

The BoG met on Wednesday at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore to elect the board’s new chairman following the end of Shahryar Khan’s tenure as chairman.

Describing the election rules on Tuesday, a PCB official expressed that members of BoG were to file nomination papers at the start of the meeting, and any member could file the nomination.

Former captains Wasim Akram, Ramiz Raja and Rashid Latif had earlier issued statements backing Sethi’s appointment as the new chairman of PCB.