Amir Butt Asif might not get UK visas
KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan, the day before today, printed that the board is going through resistance from Australia, England and New Zealand in allowing the disgraced trio of Mohammad Amir, Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif to play for the national side in the upcoming tour of England in the summertime.
There have been severe question marks over whether Amir and Butt can be allowed entry within the UK following their involvement within the 2010 spot-fixing scandal with a leading cricket internet site, ESPNcricinfo, indicating that the PCB would face predicament in getting the uk visa for the above-mentioned players.
When asked via the media in Lahore whether or not the PCB would get visas for Butt, Amir and Mohammad Asif, Shaharyar responded: “We comprehend that there is resistance from England, Australia and New Zealand on permitting these three gamers to feature in tours to those international locations. They are able to forgive Amir however not the opposite two,” revealed Shaharyar.
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The Chairman, nonetheless, delivered that the avid gamers would first have got to make their place in the country wide side earlier than any visa-related disorders are handled.“but it surely’s a subject of getting chosen first. We will be able to have to wait to peer whether they get chosen or now not. If they’re selected, then we’ll seem into this subject to sort it out,” he brought.
Butt came close to getting selected for the arena T20 as former head coach Waqar Younis wanted him alternatively of Ahmad Shahzad and Khurram Manzoor.
However, skipper Shahid Afridi, who was once strongly in opposition to Butt’s inclusion in the part, intervened and Shahzad was selected on basis of his excellent performances in the recently-concluded Pakistan tremendous League (PSL).
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meanwhile, Shaharyar further published that West Indies have agreed to play one day-night time test on their tour of the UAE, whilst he also backed the proposal of having a sixth workforce within the second adaptation of the PSL.
The PCB chief also added that he’ll soon type a brand new cricket committee after discussions with the Board of Governors.