PCB mulling giving key position to Saeed Anwar

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Lahore, Aug.13 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) may rope in former opener Saeed Anwar to put its house in order.

Anwar met PCB chief Ijaz Butt on Wednesday, following which speculations are rife that the former southpaw may get a key position in the board.

A PCB spokesperson said Butt met Anwar to discuss how the PCB could utilize the former captain's services.

"PCB chairman and Saeed will meet again in the coming week to discuss the plan in detail," the spokesperson said.

After the meeting, Butt said he is looking forward to share Anwar's vast on-field experience.

"I am thankful for Saeed's encouraging response and I am sure Saeed will be able to contribute a lot to Pakistan cricket," The Daily Times quoted Butt, as saying.

Anwar, who retired from international cricket in 2003, has since remained away from cricket affairs, by devoting most of his time to religious activities. (ANI)

Anwar still holds the record of scoring the highest individual number of runs (194) in one-day cricket, which he made against India in Chennai in 1997.(ANI)

Story first published: Thursday, August 13, 2009, 15:16 [IST]
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