LAHORE: National Chief Selector Inzimam ul Haq while announcing initial 35 names for Abbottabad fitness camp before England tour stated that Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif are not completely ignored, they may comeback in near future.
The chief selector, while replying to a query, said that Salman Butt and Muhammad Asif will be given a fair chance once they play a complete four-day season.
“Salman hasn’t played much cricket,” said Inzamam. “He should participate in a full four-day season. We haven’t ignored him. We are checking him. Same is for Asif.”
The training camp for the England tour will begin on May 14 and go on till June 4 ahead of the tour which starts in July.
Inzamam further said the training camp will be followed by a 10 to 15 day break. The players will then participate in a skill camp which will take place two weeks before the tour to England where Pakistan will play the first Test match on June 14.