Pakistan’s senior batsman Mohammad Hafeez has turned down a profitable supply from Chittagong Vikings to play within the Bangladesh Premier League because the franchise had additionally signed tainted younger pacer Mohammad Amir. “It isn’t about people or any character conflict. It’s concerning the picture of Pakistan cricket. I can’t play with any participant who has tarnished and introduced a nasty identify to the nation,” Hafeez advised Jang newspaper in Dubai.
The newspaper reported that Hafeez had received a profitable supply to play for Chittagong Vikings within the third version of the BPL however he turned it down as a result of Amir was of their aspect. Hafeez apparently turned down a suggestion of round 10 million Pakistani rupees because the franchise had already signed on Amir.
Hafeez has additionally made his emotions concerning the three tainted gamers within the spot fixing scandal – Amir, Salman Butt and Muhammad Asif – clear prior to now. On one event when the Pakistan workforce was training on the nationwide cricket academy in Lahore, its former bowling coach Mohammad Akram invited Amir to bowl to Hafeez within the nets. However Hafeez flatly refused to face the left-armer due to his tainted previous.
Hafeez can also be stated to be amongst a gaggle of gamers within the Pakistan workforce who’re strongly against permitting the contaminated trio to play for the nationwide staff once more in any format. The BPL has attracted round sixteen prime gamers from Pakistan and most of those gamers will go instantly from Dubai after the T20 collection towards England to Dhaka.
The highest gamers embrace Shahid Afridi, Saeed Ajmal, Umar Akmal, Kamran Akmal, Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah and so forth.