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The
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has summoned head coach and chief selector
Misbah-ul-Haq along with Test captain Azhar Ali for meeting Prime Minister
Imran Khan on Wednesday.

The prime minister, in his capacity as the board’s patron-in-chief, had called a high-level meeting with a PCB delegation on Wednesday to discuss cricketing affairs.

Chairman
Ehsan Mani, Chief Executive Officer Wasim Khan and a PCB Cricket Committee member
were part of the group which met the premier.

Misbah and Azhar were also present in the meeting as well.

Photo Courtesy: PIDThe PCB has
asked the duo to appear before top officials to explain their actions next
week.

PCB ‘not comfortable’

During the meeting, Prime Minister Khan asked why the side lost the opening game of the three-match Test series against England in Manchester when it was on the cusp of victory.

The PCB Cricket Committee member had told the PCB patron that they were not confident with the 35-year-old leading the side and stressed the need to replace the Lahore-born player as team captain.

Abdul Gh Lone

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