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Former PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan Passes Away at 89

He played a pivotal role in restoring cricket ties between Pakistan and India in the early 2000s.

Shaharyar Khan, former chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), dies at the age of 89 in Lahore.

Former PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan, who served two terms from 2003 to 2006 and 2014 to 2017, passed away at the age of 89 in Lahore. He 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.

He played a vital role in bringing cricket back to Pakistan after the attack on the Sri Lankan team in 2009 and served the board with dedication.

Newly-appointed PCB Chairman Mohsin Naqvi expressed deep condolences, praising Khan's commendable role in the growth and development of cricket.

“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,” Naqvi said.

“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,” he added.

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