Ramiz Raja won’t charge single penny from PCB as chairman

Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja has announced that he won’t take a single penny from the cricket board during his three-year tenure.

He stated while addressing the presidents of the clubs of Central Punjab’s region at the National High-Performance Center (NHPC). “Respect and honor should be preferred over money. I left my commentary career for this [Chairman] role and I won’t charge a single rupee during my tenure.”

Meanwhile, Ramiz told club presidents to come straight to him if there are facing any problems. “Be aware of the problems of clubs. You guys don’t have to go anywhere, come straight to my room. The doors of PCB are always open for you.”

Ramiz once again emphasized the problems at the grassroot level and opined that during his tenure everyone should think of making Pakistan cricket better.

“There are many problems. The quality of pitches and coaches are not good. The level of college and school cricket needs improvement. One thing I assure you all that merit will not be thrown in the trash until I am here,” he added.

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