Another report rejected by the former Pakistani Cricket Board member. Wasim Khan ex CEO of Pakistan Cricket Board rejects all the claims by the well-known newspaper.
Wasim Khan also recently resigned from his respective position due to some major concerns from the board. Soon his resignation was accepted by the PCB, a newspaper claimed that ex-CEO Wasim Khan had enjoyed hefty perks and high salary during his term.
Wasim Khan said, “That’s extremely grossly exaggerated and inflated”. It was pathetic of reporting false information regarding someone who had given everything for the national team.
Wasim Khan wrote a heartfelt note in which he deeply expressed his love and dedication towards his duty. He stated, “Bringing international cricket back, mixed in with sleepless nights dealing with crisis management, or averting a potential crisis, and navigating through highly politically charged situations were just part and parcel of the exhilaration that came with the role.”
Wasim Khan had a sleepless night, “that bringing International cricket back, mixed in with sleepless nights dealing with crisis management, or averting a potential crisis, and navigating through highly politically charged situations were just part and parcel of the exhilaration that came with the role.”
Wasim Khan Rejects Reports Of Enjoying Hefty Perks
Pakistan’s one of the popular newspapers ‘Jang’ published a piece in which they had accused ex-CEO of Pakistan Cricket Board that enjoyed every single posh perk in his time.
According to the Jang report, “Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) former chief executive, Wasim Khan, had reportedly been drawing a monthly salary of Rs2.6 million and enjoying hefty perks.”
“Khan brought to the PCB with an attractive salary package and full powers.” As per the reports, “during foreign tours, the former PCB CEO given a $600 daily allowance. When in England, this daily allowance increased to $900.”
As per the sources, “Wasim Khan is a close friend of an influential cricketer. The ex-CEO often spoke publicly about his personal relations with senior officials of the ECB and the cricket boards of other countries during the last two years.
He suffered a big blow when New Zealand and England canceled their Pakistan tours.”
Wasim Khan Reacts On The Report
Wasim Khan immediately released the statement today regarding the report and rejected every claim. “An article was published in the Daily Jang very recently stating that I received $900 in daily allowances on England tours and $600 on other tours,” he wrote.
Reacting to the report, the former PCB CEO said, “The figures quoted are frankly ridiculous.”
Wasim Khan added, “he, in his first two years, did not even claim $40,000 in expenses that he was rightfully due in line with the PCB’s policy.”
He said, “This was my choice not to accept it.”
Another former chief selector Inzamam-Ul-Haq also rejected the report regarding heart attack when his health news went viral.
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