LAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Management Committee (MC) has accepted the resignation of its Director General Javed Miandad.

"Members have respected Javed Miandad's wishes by accepting his resignation with immediate effect. The MC recognised and applauded Miandad's achievements, contributions and services not only to the PCB but also to the game," said a PCB statement issued on Thursday. This decision was taken during the second meeting of the PCB MC held Thursday.

The meeting was chaired by PCB chairman Najam Sethi and was also attended by its members Shaharyar Khan, Naveed Akram Cheema, Yousaf Naseem Khokhar, Shakil Shaikh, PCB COO Subhan Ahmad, PCB Chief Financial Officer Badar Manzoor Khan, Secretary to the MC Salman Naseer while PCB legal advisor Taffazul Rizvi was especially invited to attend the meeting.

The PCB statement said: "Pursuant to the findings of an inquiry report into the functioning of the PCB Election Commission, the members decided unanimously to dispense with the services of the PCB Election Commissioner with immediate effect. Following the directions of the patron as noted in the notification dated Feb 10, 2014, the MC approved the formation of a constitution committee to align PCB's constitution towards representative governance."

"The committee comprises of former Supreme Court judges namely Justice Jamshaid Ali Shah, Justice Faqir M Khokhar and would be assisted by PCB legal advisor Taffazul Rizvi" it added.

"The MC unanimously adopted a policy to have at least 5 per cent quota for women, minorities, and the physically challenged (cumulatively) in PCB's administrative staff," the statement said.

"An update was provided on the future ICC commercial rights and members agreed to continue the consultation process with various stakeholder, with a view to arrive at a position to be taken in the interest of Pakistan cricket."

"The MC decided that Interim Committee members on District Cricket Associations and Regional Cricket Associations will not be eligible to contest the subsequent elections, however, those members who wish to contest the said elections should resign by or before March 14, 2014," it further elaborated.

"The MC decided to constitute four zones for coaching/training purposes at the regional level. Coaching camps will be setup at each zone and former cricketers shall be appointed to impart training," it concluded.