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'Unhappy' senior Pak cricketers demands Younis Khan's removal

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Lahore, Nov.11 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team, it seems, is headed for yet another controversy, as three senior players of team have reportedly asked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ijaz Butt to sack captain Younis Khan.

According to sources, these players are unhappy over Khan's imposing attitude.

It has also been revealed that Khan, following his soft dismissal in last and final one-day international against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi on Monday, had a serious fight with some of his senior teammates.

Insiders said that Khan does not share a cordial relationship with some of the senior players like vice-captain Shahid Afridi, former captain Shoaib Malik, all-rounder Abdul Razzaq.

The absence of prolific middle order batsman Mohammad Yousuf from the last ODI against the Kiwis also highlighted that all is not well inside the Pakistani dressing toom

"The senior players are not happy with Younis' attitude and how he shuffles the batting order to cover his own shortcomings," The Daily Times quoted sources, as saying.

"The chairman (Ijaz Butt) has promised to summon a board meeting as soon as possible for further investigation into this matter," they added. (ANI)

Story first published: Wednesday, November 11, 2009, 14:51 [IST]
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