Pakistan’s cricket arch on Tuesday pronounced he had refused to accept one-day captain Azhar Ali’s abdication over a widely-tipped preference of convicted spot-fixer Mohammad Amir, observant a group could not means a predicament during this time.
Ali had tendered his abdication to criticism Amir’s impending lapse to a inhabitant group for subsequent month’s debate of New Zealand, roughly 6 years after he was criminialized and jailed for deliberately bowling no-balls as partial of a betting fraud in a Test match.
Speaking to AFP, Pakistan Cricket Board authority Shaharyar Khan pronounced he had altered 30-year-old Ali’s mind.
“I met Ali and given he quiescent as captain we assured him not to do so as Pakistan cricket can't means a predicament during this time,” he said.
Ali and former Twenty20 captain Mohammad Hafeez refused to sight with Amir in a inhabitant team’s aptness stay final week though returned after being threatened with disciplinary action.
Beyond a debate surrounding a returning paceman, Pakistan was strike Sunday with a provisional cessation of a premier spinner Yasir Shah after he tested certain for a criminialized substance.
Pakistan is expected to announce a patrol for a New Zealand debate in a subsequent integrate of days. They play 3 one-day and as many Twenty20 internationals on a debate starting Jan 15.
Amir, along with Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif, was criminialized after a spot-fixing liaison on a 2010 debate of England. The contingent were charged for usurpation bootleg income in lapse for counsel no-balls during a Lord’s Test opposite England.
The 3 players were also jailed by a UK justice in 2011.
But a International Cricket Council in Sep this year authorised them to lapse to general cricket.
Ali took over as one-day captain in Apr this year after Misbah-ul-Haq late from singular over cricket following a 2015 World Cup.