Wasim Khan, the Chief Executive of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), handed up his resignation to PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja on Monday, ending his three-year term in Pakistan cricket.
The 50-year-old has worked tirelessly to promote cricket in Pakistan, including overhauling the domestic structure and reintroducing international cricket to the country. Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, the West Indies, and Zimbabwe have all visited Pakistan in recent years.
He was also in charge of recruiting top international teams to Pakistan, such as New Zealand and England, but his efforts were in vain because they cancelled their visits at the last minute.
Wasim Khan was also a driving force behind the return of Pakistan’s flagship T20 tournament, the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The competition was held in the country for the fifth and sixth editions, but there were some complications because to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wasim’s resignation has enraged the cricketing community in Pakistan and around the world. They expressed their dissatisfaction on a variety of social media channels. Here are some of the Twitter responses: