Pakistan Supreme Court Reinstates Najam Sethi as Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman

Najam Sethi, however, said Pakistan cricket was not a game of musical chairs and this trend of going to courts had to stop.

updated: May 21, 2014 13:56 IST
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Karachi: The turmoil in the Pakistan Cricket Board continued on Wednesday with a three-member bench of the Supreme Court suspending the Islamabad High Court's earlier decision of reinstating Zaka Ashraf as chairman of the PCB. This means that Najam Sethi is now reinstated as PCB chief.

The three-member bench of the apex court headed by Justice Anwar Zahir Jamali gave its decision after hearing arguments of the counsel for the Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) which had filed the petition against the reinstatement of Ashraf. (Read: Pakistan cricket devastated after officials fight)

Counsel Asma Jahangir told the bench that the IHC's intrusion into cricket matters had undermined the sport and hit Pakistan's image at home and abroad.

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