He has not been replaced because of what happened at the Oval. We need him as a witness for the ICC hearings later in September. After that, if the need for an appeal rises, then we might need him further so that might interfere with his role as manager. This is not a criticism or indictment of his role. It is no reflection on him.Firstly, the ICC Champions Trophy, for which Zaheer Abbas has been replaced by Talat Ali, begins in October while the ICC's hearing is scheduled for September 27 and 28.
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