PCB’s Riaz removes Butt from selection panel

03 December,2023 07:22 AM IST |  Lahore  |  PTI

Butt, 39, who had made a return to cricket in 2016 after serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing, was on Friday named as consultant member to the chief selector, Riaz.

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A day after Pakistan chief selector Wahab Riaz included the tainted former captain Salman Butt in the national selection panel, he reversed the decision following a "thorough review".

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Butt, 39, who had made a return to cricket in 2016 after serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing, was on Friday named as consultant member to the chief selector, Riaz.

A statement issued by the PCB said, "Chief selector Wahab Riaz has opted to reverse his decision to induct Salman Butt as a consultant member to the selection committee."

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