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Pakistan Cricket Board clarifies news item published in a section of the press that stakeholders not consulted by selectors before sending Test squad to South Africa

Lahore, March 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): A news item published today in national daily newspaper, The PCB intends to rebut the story in which it is claimed that “stakeholders were not consulted by the PCB selectors before the Test squad was named”.

“The PCB rebuts this attempt to create such a patently false perception”, said the PCB spokesman. The job description of the selectors is doing the selection and similarly the job of the captain and the team management is to derive optimum result from the squad. Yet, asserted the PCB spokesman, that on all occasions – prior to announcing the Test and subsequently ODI and T20 squads and before sending replacements to South Africa – the selectors had taken the preferences of all the stakeholders into cognizance. This has been the normal practice for the selection of National Squads.

For more information, contact:
Nadeem Sarwar
Media Manager
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore 54600, Pakistan
Tel: +9242 571 7231 -4
Fax: +9242 571 1860

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