Najam Sethi withdraws nomination to ICC Presidency

LAHORE: Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi was withdrawn his nomination to the International Cricket Council (ICC) Presidency with immediate effect.

In a letter to the ICC Chairman N Srinivasin, Sethi wrote that the announcement of the President post being open to only iconic test cricketers nominated by member boards from next year should be immediately implemented.

Najam Sethi in the letter said he would request the Board of Governors of the PCB to nominate a former great Pakistani test cricketer in his place.

Mr Sethi thanked all ICC members for their trust and confidence reposed in him when electing him earlier this year as ICC president.