Former Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Zaka Ashraf has said that the decision to remove Shaheen Shah Afridi from the captaincy was taken hastily, Shaheen should have been given a full chance as captain.

While talking to the media in Lahore, Zaka Ashraf said, “There are good wishes for the world class batsman Babar Azam. Shahid Afridi had not given me any advice to make Rizwan the captain.”

Talking about the appointment of coaches for the team, former chairman PCB, “The coaches should be local or foreign, only for the betterment of the team.”


On January 19, 2024 Zaka Ashraf had resigned as Chairman Management Committee and Member Board of Governors.