PCB makes major goof up in NSK honours boards

A major mistake was spotted in the PCB’s newly-placed honours boards

PCB makes major goof up in NSK honours boards PHOTO: File

A major mistake was spotted in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s newly-placed honours boards at the National Stadium in Karachi.

According to details, former Australian cricketer David Boon, who was also appointed as the match referee for limited-overs matches during Sri Lanka’s ongoing tour of Pakistan, was mentioned as a New Zealand cricketer on the National Stadium’s honours boards.

پی سی بی کی لاعلمی کہیں یا غفلت نیشنل اسٹیڈیم کراچی میں آویزاں کئے گئے آنرز بورڈ میں آسٹریلین ٹیسٹ کرکٹر ڈیوڈ بون کو نیوزی لینڈ کا کھلاڑی بنادیا گیا۔سینچری کی لسٹ میں انکا نام بطور نیوزی لینڈ کا کھلاڑی شامل کیا گیا۔ ڈیوڈ بون پاک سری لنکا سیریز کے میچ ریفری بھی ہیں۔

— ZAHID GHAFFAR (@zahidghaffar) September 28, 2019

Boon was among the list of players who scored a Test century at the stadium, after his 114-run unbeaten knock against Pakistan in September 1994.

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Boon, 58, played 107 Tests and 181 ODIs for Australia from 1984 to 1996 and has been on the International Cricket Council (ICC) Elite Panel of Match Referees since 2011.

In Karachi, Boon played two Tests scoring 151 runs. He scored 76 runs in two Tests and 132 runs in four ODIs at the Gaddafi Stadium.

As an ICC official, he has refereed in 135 ODIs and 51 T20Is. He returns to Karachi after refereeing in the three-match T2oI series between Pakistan and West Indies in 2018.