Mohammad Ilyas was removed from his post by recently resigned PCB chairman Najam Sethi © Getty Images (Representa
Mohammad Ilyas was removed from his post by recently resigned PCB chairman Najam Sethi © Getty Images (Representational image)

 

Jul 28, 2014

 

Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector, Mohammad Ilyas has threatened to commit suicide after being removed from his position by PCB chairman Najam Sethi, who too has recently resigned from the post.

 

The 69-year-old said that, “Suicide is strictly forbidden in all religions including Islam but I will not hesitate to take this nasty step, if justice is not met.”, Ilyas was quoted as saying by Pakistan Observer.

 

Ilyas also said that the team had won many matches during his tenure as chief selector. “During my earlier stints as a national selector, our team won many matches and advanced to the best rankings in the ICC”, he said.