PCB mourns passing of former chairman Shaharyar Khan

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is in mourning following the sad demise of Shaharyar Khan, the former chairman of the board, who passed away early Saturday morning in Lahore at the age of eighty-nine. Khan, a pivotal figure in the cricketing landscape of Pakistan, served two terms as chairman, from December 2003 to October 2006 and from August 2014 to August 2017.


In a press release issued today, the PCB expressed deep sorrow at the loss of the former chairman. The board acknowledged Khan’s significant contributions to Pakistani cricket, noting his tenure as team manager of the Pakistan National Men’s team during the 1999 tour of India and the ICC Cricket World Cup 2003.

The press release conveyed heartfelt condolences to Shaharyar Khan’s family, recognizing him as a key figure in revitalizing cricket in Pakistan over the past decade. His leadership and dedication played a crucial role in shaping the trajectory of cricket in the country.

PCB Chairman Mohsin Naqvi paid tribute to Khan, stating, “On behalf of the PCB, I express my deep condolences and grief over the passing of former Chairman Shaharyar Khan. He was a fine administrator and served Pakistan Cricket with utmost dedication.”