Zaka Ashraf reinstated as Pakistan Cricket Board chief

Zaka Ashraf was elected chairman for a four-year term under a new PCB constitution but the court suspended him after a petition challenging the transparency of the process.

updated: January 15, 2014 21:32 IST
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Islamabad: A Pakistan court on Wednesday restored suspended cricket board chief Zaka Ashraf, official media said, the latest development in an embarrassing legal scandal in the cricket-mad nation.

The process, which began after Ashraf was suspended following dubious elections in May last year, has tarnished the reputation of the country's cricket authorities and led to widespread ridicule.

The Islamabad High Court accepted Ashraf's appeal to be reinstated, with a detailed judgement expected on Thursday, the state-run Radio Pakistan said.

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