Ijaz Butt gives interview on show featuring Salman Butt

Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ijaz Butt has landed in yet another controversy after giving a telephonic interview to a TV show which had banned former captain Salman Butt as a panelist.

Last night, Butt came on the telephone line in a show that featured Salman Butt, who has been banned for 10 years for being involved in spot-fixing, and national selector Mohammad Illyas, a target of some scathing attacks by sacked ODI captain Shahid Afridi.

Butt also had some harsh words for former captain Wasim Akram advising him concentrate on his commentary assignments in India.

Asked about Wasim`s advice to the board and Afridi to sit sort out the differences and his insistence that the board explain the reasons for removing Afridi as captain, Butt said that it would be better if he didn`t try to interfere in Pakistan`s cricket affairs.