KARACHI: Chief selector Moin Khan has been called back from ongoing World Cup in Australia and Newland, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Tuesday.
“As a follow-up of yesterday’s decision to probe the matter of the visit of Chief Selector PCB to a casino in Christchurch, the PCB has instituted an inquiry into the incident”, a statement said.
Moin Khan was found in casino ahead of Pakistan match against West Indies on Saturday.
“Today, consultations have taken place over telephone with Chief Selector Moin Khan, Pakistan team management and media personnel currently in Australia and with other sources”, it said.
“While there are widespread allegations into the conduct of the Chief Selector having brought the image of Pakistan and PCB into disrepute, there is no concrete proof available to substantiate the allegations against Moin Khan, it added.
“Considering the sentiments of the public, media and various other stakeholders, Chairman PCB Shaharyar M. Khan has ordered Moin to return home immediately to explain his position vis-a-vis his visit to the casino”, it elaborated.
The Tour Selection Committee will now be comprising Naveed Akram Cheema (Chairman), Waqar Younis and Misbah-ul-Haq (Member).