Razzaq turns down lucrative county offers to focus on Sri Lanka tourJune 18th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Nottingham, June 18 (ANI): Once bitten twice shy seems to be the case for Pakistan all rounder Abdul Razzaq, as he has turned down a series of county offers after making a come back in the national squad.
Razzaq returned to the international fray for Pakistan in the ICC Twenty20 World Championship after two years of suspension, after he and several other players terminated their respective contracts from the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL).
Razzaq was reportedly approached by three different counties for play for them this summer, but he refused all the offers keeping an eye on the Pakistan team’s forthcoming tour of Sri Lanka .
According to sources, Razzaq approached the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to enquire whether he would be considered for the Sri Lanka tour if he had a brief county stint just ahead of the island nation’s visit.
The PCB reportedly asked him to prepare for the Lanka tour, where Pakistan is scheduled to play three Tests, five One-day Internationals and a Twenty20 International in July-August. (ANI)
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