Islamabad High Court Overturns Decision to Appoint Waqar Younis, Grant Flower

The Islamabad High Court's judgement means that all decisions by the Pakistan Cricket Board under the chairmanship of Najam Sethi have been declared "null and void".

updated: May 19, 2014 23:05 IST
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Karachi: Pakistan cricket on Monday plunged into crisis as the Islamabad High Court, which had restored Zaka Ashraf as chairman of the Board, declared in its detailed judgement all decisions taken by the Najam Sethi-led management committee since February as "null and void". (Zaka Ashraf Takes Charge)

The judgement means all the decisions taken by Sethi-led Board now stand void, including the appointments of Moin Khan as chief selector and manager, Waqar Younis as head coach, Mushtaq Ahmed as spin bowling coach, Grant Flower as batting coach, Zaheer Abbas as principal advisor to chairman on cricket affairs and even termination of nearly 150 employees.

The IHC in its judgement said it was necessary to suspend the government notification issued in February which brought Sethi in power at the expense of an elected Ashraf regime.

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