Shahid Afridi Shouldn't Be Picked for Pakistan: Former PCB Chief

Shahid Afridi and former PCB chairman Ejaz Butt have a rocky relationship. The latter was responsible for the former's sacking as T20 and ODI captain in his first stint.

updated: October 17, 2014 14:10 IST
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Shahid Afridi reacts during the third ODI vs Australia


Lahore: Former chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board Ejaz Butt doesn't appear to have forgotten his three-year-old dispute with flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi as he said that the former captain didn't deserve to be in the national team. (Also read: Waqar Younis has high hopes for Pakistan in Tests)

After an impromptu meeting with the serving chairman, Shaharyar Khan at the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore, Butt told reporters that in his personal opinion Afridi shouldn't be in the team.(Afridi backs Misbah as skipper)

"If you ask for my opinion I don't think he should be in the side on his performances but this is something for the selectors to decide. If they feel he still has a role to play in the team so be it," Butt said.

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