Naming captain for ICC T20 World Cup upto PCB boss Butt: Mohsin Khan

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Lahore, Mar.19 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) chief selector Mohsin Khan has said that the final decision regarding naming the captain for the forthcoming ICC T20 World Championship would be taken by the board chairman Ijaz Butt.

Talking to reporters after meeting Butt, Khan said naming the skipper for the upcoming important tournament was upto the PCB chief.

"I met the chairman after meeting the other members of the selection committee. We also discussed the possible captain for the mega event. He is the right person to name the captain because it is up to him," The Nation quoted Khan, as saying.

The PCB has already announced a 15-member squad for the ICC World T20 Championship to be played in West Indies from April April 30 to May 16 but withheld naming the captain for the coveted tournament.

The PCB has been left with not much choice, as it has banned Test and one-day captain Mohammed Yousuf for an indefinite period and also slapped a hefty fine on Shahid Afridi for his 'misadventure' during the tour Down Under.

However, the flamboyant all rounder has emerged as the top contender for captaincy.

The only negative point for Afridi is his involvement in the ugly ball tampering incident in the last ODI against Australia in Perth, where he was captaining the team in the absence of Mohammad Yousuf. (ANI)

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