Ijaz Butt wants Shahid Afridi to concentrate on cricket

Ijaz Butt also invited Afridi to meet him whenever he comes to Lahore to clear the air between the two.

updated: April 14, 2013 17:49 IST
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Former Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ijaz Butt advised Shahid Afridi to concentrate on improving his batting and bowling skills to keep his place in the national side, rather than criticize the ex-administrator.

Last week, Afridi said that during Butt's tenure Pakistan was hit by match-fixing scandals and that he was removed as ODI captain despite Pakistan making the semifinal of the 2011 World Cup.

"I always have felt very strongly that playing members should not make comments publicly," Butt wrote in a letter that was sent to the all-rounder on Saturday.

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