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first_imgButt had replaced Afridi as the Test captain in England Butt had replaced Afridi as the Test captain in England in 2010 after the latter announced his retirement from the longest format of the game following the first Test defeat to Australia at Lords that year. The spot fixing incident took place in the fourth Test against England in late August when Butt was captaining the side. The source said that important decisions could be expected to be taken on Monday when another meeting of the PCB high-ups and selectors take place in Lahore. The Pakistan squad is due to leave for India by Wednesday but the government has said that it cant go until a security delegation goes to India on Monday and gives clearance. Interestingly, Afridi, after returning to Karachi on Saturday, didnt speak to the media but later tweeted: “I want to request the PM to look into the barriers which is preventing talent from grassroot level to rise and prove their worth.” PTI Cor CM CMlast_img read more