Wahab Riaz reacts after his removal from PCB selection committee following Pakistan’s T20 WC debacle


Wahab Riaz’s function as chief selector got here below scrutiny, with former cricketers criticizing his selection choices.

Former Pakistan quick bowler Wahab Riaz has been eliminated from his place on the selection committee following Pakistan’s disappointing exit from the T20 World Cup 2024 group stage. Pakistan was eradicated from Group A, which additionally featured debutants USA and Canada. The crew suffered defeats to India and USA, prompting PCB chairman Mohsin Naqvi to announce plans for a serious overhaul of Pakistan’s cricketing construction. This overhaul has already begun with the dismissals of Riaz and Abdul Razzaq.

In response to his removal, Wahab Riaz took to X to precise his ideas on the state of affairs, indicating that he had a lot to say however selected to not have interaction in a blame recreation.

“My time serving as a member of the selection committee for PCB comes to an end, I just want my people to know that I have served the game I love with faith and sincerity and have given 100 percent for the betterment of Pakistan cricket,” Wahab Riaz mentioned on ‘X’.

“It has been an honour to serve as part of the selection panel. To make collaborative decisions as part of the seven man panel to select the national team was a privilege – everyone’s vote carried equal weight, we made selection decisions as a team & shared the responsibility of that process equally. It was an honour to contribute my part to that,” he additional added.

Both Riaz and Razzaq have been key members of the seven-member selection committee liable for selecting the squad for the distinguished event. An inside investigation by the PCB has uncovered discrepancies in a number of of the committee’s choices. It has come to gentle that these choices have been influenced by suggestions from numerous members of the touring committee, such because the supervisor, coach, and probably even the captain, Babar Azam.

The revolving door of the PCB management has as soon as once more turned, with one more dismissal. In the previous 4 years, the board has seen six completely different chief selectors, together with Riaz. The different people who’ve held this place are Haroon Rashid, Shahid Afridi, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Wasim, and Misbah-ul-Haq.

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Nilesh Desai
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