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The former chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Shaharyar Khan, 89, passed away earlier this morning, in Lahore.

According to his family, the deceased was suffering from prolonged illness and on Saturday morning, his condition worsened, leading to his saddened demise.

The body of the deceased will be transported to Karachi via air ambulance. His funeral will be held at his residence in Karachi on Sunday.

He served as the Chairman of PCB for two different terms, from December 2003 to October 2006 and from August 2014 to August 2017.

Shaharyar Khan also worked as team manager of the Pakistan National Men’s team during the 1999 tour of India and the ICC Cricket World Cup 2003.

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The PCB offered condolence on the passing of its former chairman and stated that Khan will be remembered for his vital role in bringing international cricket to Pakistan.

“The Pakistan Cricket Board, through its chairman, the Board of Governors and employees, expresses deep sadness and sorrow over the passing away of former chairman PCB Shaharyar Khan earlier this morning, in Lahore. He was 89,” stated PCB in a press release.

“The PCB pays heartfelt condolences to Shaharyar Khan’s family on his sad demise and wishes to always remember him as one of the vital characters in bringing cricket back to Pakistan during the last decade,” the statement added.

The newly-appointed PCB Chairman Mohsin Naqvi expressed his sorrow on the demise of Shaharyar Khan and acknowledged the late’s effort in the development of the game in the country.

“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.

“Pakistan Cricket will stay indebted to the late Shaharyar Khan for his commendable role as head of the board and for his services in the growth and development of the game in the country.”

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