PCB chief, captain, coach to appear before standing committee today

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Ijaz Butt, captain Younis Khan and coach Intikhab Alam will appear on Tuesday before the national Assemblyís standing committee for sports.

Chairman standing committee Jamshed Dasti had levelled charges of match fixing against the national team after its defeat in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy.

The standing committee has called chairman PCB Ijaz Butt at the meeting today for probing into Pakistan teamís defeat in the semi-finals.

Butt will attend the meeting along with the teamís captain Younis and coach Intikhab.

Younis Khan said that he had appeared in the ceremony arranged by the government after his team won the Twenty20 World Cup and now he is ready to face the standing committee after the team lost the semi-final.

He said that a heated debate is expected at the meeting in Islamabad because chairman standing committee Jamshed Dasti had charged the allegation of match fixing against the Pakistan team.