Former Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif, who was banned for his involvement in the spot-fixing case in 2010 has now hit back at the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for their double standards in dealing the issue.
Asif, along with his teammate Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir was handed a five-year ban by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after getting caught bowling a planned no-ball in an investigation carries out by a UK media. Notably, only Amir has made a comeback after serving the ban.
“Double standards in the policy (towards the trio) is obvious, he (Mohammad Aamir) was quickly added to the team, and we are still waiting for a chance. At least, call us to the camp and see if we are capable of doing something,” the 34-year-old pacer was heard saying.
Asif claims he is doing good at the highest level of the domestic circuit. He further added he wants to make up for his wrongdoings if he is given an opportunity.
“If people can pardon Mohammad Aamir, then why Salman or I can’t. If given a chance, I will try to make people pardon me with my performance. I am sure if I can deliver, people will also accept me,” Asif further stated.
“Conditions in Ireland and England will help me,” Asif signed off replying to the question whether he expects an opportunity in the Test squad for the England and Ireland series.