Sarfraz slaps PCB chief Ijaz with defamation suit

Umar Farooq April 20, 2010

LAHORE: Former Pakistan Test fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz filed a defamation suit against Pakistan Cricket Board(PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt on Tuesday.

Sarfraz, a vocal critic of the PCB was miffed at Ijaz Butt's claim in a television interview that Sarfraz has demanded a huge fee from the PCB to give tips to young fast bowlers at coaching camp.

"The PCB chairman accused me of asking for Rs 2.9 million for a coaching role in the training camp," said Sarfraz.

Sarfraz is seeking Rs 100 million in damages from Butt as compensation for defamation. "The court has summoned Ijaz Butt on May 6," said Sarfraz.

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