Amidst Pakistan’s rollercoaster journey in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, Inzamam-ul-Haq, the team’s chief selector, has voluntarily stepped down from his position.
Pakistan, with a record of two wins and four losses in the initial six matches, find themselves on the fringes of the semi-final race.
In a surprising turn of events, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced Inzamam’s immediate departure, pending an internal inquiry into alleged conflicts of interest.
Inzamam-ul-Haq has resigned as the chairman of the national men's selection committee and junior selection committee. He was appointed as the chairman of the national men's committee on 7 August 2023 and was also appointed chairman of the junior men's selection committee earlier…
— PCB Media (@TheRealPCBMedia) October 30, 2023
Inzamam, aged 53, emphasized his decision as an opportunity for a transparent investigation, stating, “I am stepping down from the post to offer the PCB the opportunity to conduct a transparent inquiry about the conflict of interest allegations raised in the media. If the committee finds me not guilty, I will resume my role as the chief selector.”