Salim Malik eyes Pakistan batting coach position; to file a petition against PCB in High Court

Malik, 49, played 103 Tests and 283 ODIs before a judicial inquiry tribunal recommended a life ban on him in 2000 for his involvement in match-fixing.

updated: December 13, 2012 21:58 IST
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Karachi: Pakistan's former captain Salim Malik, who was banned for his involvement in match fixing, will be filing a petition in the High Court to force the Pakistan Cricket Board to come out with a clear stance on considering him for the position of batting coach of the national team. (File photo: Salim Malik)

Aftab Gul, the legal counsel for Malik told PTI on Thursday that the board had yet to respond to his client's Application for the batting coach position for which he had applied within the deadline given by the board.

"The PCB is not giving us a clear answer on whether they consider Malik eligible for the position or not and we are going to file a petition in the High Court for this," Gul himself a former test player said.

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