Razzaq, Salman running for captainship in T20 WC

LAHORE: Test cricketers Abdul Razzaq and Salman Butt are in race to win captainship of national cricket team for T20 World Cup, Geo news reported.

All-rounder Abdul Razzaq has appeared to be a strong contender for this position keeping in view the recent blow to Pakistan cricket in terms of bans on many players.

However, some elements in PCB are bent towards young cricketers who can represent Pakistan in all forms of game, like Salman Butt, who is also running side by side with Razzar for captainship.

Chairman PCB Ejaz Butt has preliminarily shown agreement with the latter proposal, who also enjoys authority to name captain national cricket team, sources said.

Pakistan may name probable for T20 squad within a day or two.