PCB nominates Abbas for ICC presidency

2015-06-03 14:00
Zaheer Abbas (AFP)

Islamabad - The Pakistan Cricket Board has nominated former Test captain Zaheer Abbas for ICC president.

PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan made the announcement on Wednesday.

Najam Sethi, a member of the PCB, withdrew his nomination on Monday after the International Cricket Council asked member boards to encourage nominating ex-Test cricketers for the ceremonial post.

Abbas, 67, played in 78 Tests and 62 one-day internationals from 1974-85.

In April, Bangladesh's Mustafa Kamal resigned as ICC president in protest after blaming the umpires for his national team's Cricket World Cup quarter-final loss against India.

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