LAHORE- Justice (rtd) Muhammad Sair Ali, the newly appointed Election Commissioner and Acting Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), took charge of the office today.

Speaking to media persons at Gaddafi Stadium, he said that new constitution of the cricket board was approved on July 10. According to which the new PCB chief would be elected from a ten-member Board of Governors within four weeks.

He said election schedule would be announced once the Board of Governors named a chairman, adding that names of the governing board members were yet to be finalized.

A PCB chairman will be elected for three-year tenure. “I will try my best to accomplish the task of election within days; I’m here for a specific time period and will return after it. I assure you that will not overstep my powers,” he affirmed.