The Pakistan Cricket Board have announced the election of Shaharyar Khan as their new chairman with immediate effect.
A short statement from the PCB released today confirmed his appointment, reading as follows:
Under Paragraph 7 (2) & (3) of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Constitution 2014, a Special Meeting of the Board of Governors (BOG) of PCB for the election of Chairman PCB was held today, i.e Monday 18th August 2014, in the Board Room of National Cricket Academy, Lahore.
"It is notified that Mr. Shaharyar M. Khan, i.e. the sole candidate for the office, has been unanimously elected as Chairman PCB and shall assume charge at 4:00 PM 18th August 2014."
This is Shaharyar's second term as chairman, having previously served between December 2003 and October 2006.
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