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PCB chairman opens up about key issues concerning Pakistan cricket

Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Mohsin Naqvi met participating in the HBL PSL at a local hotel and discussed various issues concerning Pakistan cricket on Tuesday.

Naqvi individually greeted each player and exhanged handshakes with the players.

Mohsin Khan addressed the Pakistani players, stating that he does not want to criticize anyone, and emphasized the common mission of winning.

“We all have one mission, and that is to win,” Naqvi said.

Naqvi emphasized that all players will now be selected exclusively on merit.

“No more favoritism; good players won’t have to wait to be part of the team. Team selection will be based on merit,” Naqvi asserted.

Furthermore, Naqvi highlighted that the players who perform well are the stars of the team, and every field has its ups and downs.

Naqvi stressed the need to make sacrifices for the greater goal and urged players to prioritize playing for Pakistan. He discussed improving players’ contracts and emphasized ending politics and uniting the eleven players.

Talking about New Zealand tour to Pakistan and subsequent cricket tours and preparation for World Cup, Naqvi revealed the camp dates and venue.

“Although arranging training was challenging, a camp will be held in Kakul from the 25th to the 8th for preparations,” Naqvi said.

Moreover, Naqvi also spoke about improving the cricket academy, upgrading stadiums, and allocating the Cricket Board’s funds for players.

“Funds will not be hoarded; instead, they will be used for stadium improvements near Gaddafi Stadium Lahore and National Stadium Karachi, along with a 5-star hotel,” Naqvi said.

“The coaching staff appointments are underway, and the best individuals will be selected for coaching positions,” he further added.

Chief Selector Wahab Riaz, Chief Operating Officer Salman Naseer, and other high-ranking PCB officials were also present at the event.