PCB accepts NOCs from Yousuf, Razzaq
KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday accepted the NOCs provided by allrounder Abdul Razzaq and batsman Mohammad Yousuf and now both these cricketers will be available for selection for the national team.
Yousuf and Abdul Razzaq submitted the NOCs getting from the Indian Cricket League, a rebel Indian cricket league, after which the PCB has decided to clear both players to be selected for the national team, an official said.
The Board has decided each case in individual capacity under directives from the ICC and both players were not fined or banned.
Though Mohammad Yousuf and Abdul Razzaq cannot become a part of the Twenty20 World Cup squad but they are expected to be included in the national team for the tour of Sri Lanka after the World Cup.
The pair were among 23 players who defected to the unrecognised Indian Cricket League (ICL) and were thus barred from playing in and for Pakistan at any level.