Former cricketer Tahir Shah, who has been suffering from brain-tumor, appealed for help. He urged Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Chaudhry Zaka Ashraf to help him meet his cure needs. He also urged Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to extend help to him. With 40 years in the field of cricket, Shah has served as coach of National Bank and Service Industries Cricket Teams and groomed a number of noted cricket stats.