Pakistan’s former captain Wasim Akram. Photograph: file   

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s former skipper and legendary quick bowler Wasim Akram Tuesday rubbished Indian media’s declare that he was vying for the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman submit, calling the report “faux information”.

Taking to Twitter, Wasim Akram urged the Indian media to “cease spreading such faux information” and clarified that he was “by no means focused on it”.

“Please cease spreading such faux information. Get your sources proper,” he mentioned whereas responding to a report by the Indian publication Occasions of India (TOI).

The legendary quick bowler mentioned that the TOI is certainly one of India’s prime and credible newspapers and such baseless information can solely harm its picture.

PCB chairman’s submit is a specialised job and he was by no means focused on it, he mentioned, including, “Thank God, I’m content material the place I’m in my life.”

Wasim Akram congratulates Ramiz Raja

In a subsequent tweet, Wasim Akram congratulated commentator Ramiz Raja for his nomination to the PCB board of governors, expressing the arrogance that Raja can deliver positivity to Pakistan cricket as “he has the imaginative and prescient and expertise to attain that”.

“Pakistan cricket wants an enormous carry and my assist is with you,” tweeted the previous captain.

The Occasions of India report which Wasim refuted mentioned that the previous left-arm quick bowler had indicated his curiosity within the submit, as per a PCB insider.

Nonetheless, the report mentioned PM Imran Khan had gone forward with the choice to nominate Ramiz Raja to the PCB chairman submit as a substitute as “he had no baggage to hold with him”.

“However this time Wasim had proven curiosity however ultimately the premier settled upon Ramiz who has by no means come underneath the shadow of match-fixing allegations as a participant or captain,” the report said, citing the supply.

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