Sarfaraz files Rs100 mln lawsuit against PCB chief

ISLAMABAD: Former Test cricketer Sarfaraz Nawaz has filed a defamation case against chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Ijaz Butt on which the session court Islamabad while issuing notice to the PCB chairman asked him to submit his reply by May 6.

In the case filed against Ijaz Butt, Sarfaraz has claimed damages of Rs100 million for destroying his fame and image.

Sarfaraz’s lawyer told the court that the PCB chairman making a wrong statement against his client on a TV programme said that Sarfaraz had demanded Rs2.9 million for training players at a camp due to which the training camp could not be held.

The lawyer said that his client had not only offered his services voluntarily free to the PBC but gave an assurance for not claiming any TA and DA.