Karachi, May 30 : Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shahryar Khan has said that fast bowler Shahryar Khan has been a problem for all his ex-coaches and ex-captains.
Khan said that the pacer, who is fighting a five-year ban imposed on him for disciplinary violations by the PCB, has only himself to blame for the problems that he is facing right now.
"In the last two years he was a problem for the coach, captain and the board and we could see he was more interested in playing for himself rather than the team and this attitude was having a bad effect on others," the Dawn quoted the ex-PCB chief as saying .
He went to the extent of saying that it was better not to have Shoaib in the team as the Pakistan always fared better without him. "When he didn't play the team did well and won. I think the fame and pampering he got early on in his career got to his head and he couldn't handle it maturely," he stated.
The former PCB chief said the only way left to deal with the Rawalpindi Express was to involve his family in counseling him. "The best way to handle him is to sit down and talk to him or ask his family members to talk sense into him and he would come around," he said.
Story first published: Friday, May 30, 2008, 14:23 [IST]
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