The Federal Investigation Company (FIA) has issued a discover to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and has requested the latter to submit the document of the staff employed for the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) together with the document for broadcasting rights.
The FIA’s Anti-Corruption Cell has narrowed down its investigation which is now targeted on irregularities within the PCB and the hiring of employees with exorbitant salaries.
Earlier, a PCB official had appeared earlier than the FIA workforce final week and requested for extra time. Senior officers of the PCB are additionally anticipated to be known as for a listening to within the ongoing week.
The PCB has not submitted its data on this regard. They’re anticipated to supply all data within the following week which can then be scrutinised by the FIA workforce. If irregularities are detected within the document, then a proper investigation will happen.
Later, the PCB additionally gave its response on the aforementioned inquiry by stating:
“Firstly, the PCB generates its personal revenues and receives no grants, funds or monies from both the Federal or Provincial Governments, the Consolidated Funds or the Authorities or Public Exchequer. The PCB reinvested the funds it generates within the growth of cricket within the nation. As such, there isn’t a misappropriation of Authorities Funds in PSL.”
Whereas Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Government Officer (CEO) Wasim Khan has mentioned that each one the recruitments, made throughout the PCB throughout his tenure, are primarily based on benefit.
“I’ve all the time recruited on benefit. Some individuals will just like the individuals I’ve recruited and a few received’t however that there opinion and in the end everyone is entitled to their opinion,” he mentioned.
He additionally opens up on dealing with criticism on the subject of implementing modifications throughout the nation’s cricket.
Khan, who joined the PCB in February 2019, believes that individuals who can’t argue with the modifications made resort to low-cost photographs equivalent to persona assaults.
“Now we have modified the panorama of the PCB as in comparison with how issues had been run earlier than. Inorder to alter issues, you’ve got to be little bit of a disruptor and that may make you unpopular. Folks like established order and after they can’t argue with the modifications you’ve gotten made, they flip to persona assaults as a result of that’s their low-cost shot,” mentioned Khan whereas speaking to PTV World.
He additionally brushed apart the notion that he was seeking to depart the PCB within the close to future.
“There have been plenty of rumours about exit technique and all types of stuff. I’m firmly right here so far as I’m involved, except I’m informed in any other case by the individuals. I’m having fun with what I’m doing… you’re going to have haters it doesn’t matter what you do, whether or not it’s jealousy or envy,” he mentioned.
Khan, who was awarded MBE in 2013, additionally urged individuals to give you options reasonably than simply criticising.
“Sitting exterior and criticising is an easy job. While you ask them for options, they take a look at you and say what? I can solely offer you issues. I all the time say no points, I’ve all the time been open to new concepts and higher methods to do issues. I communicate to plenty of ex-players to get their views about what they suppose is working and what isn’t working,” he mentioned.