Ijaz Butt asks PCB to investigate fixing claims, sparks off debate
Butt's assertion that the present PCB set-up should either hold an inquiry itself or ask the ICC to investigate the semifinal clash at Mohali has left many in the cricket community bemused.
The question being asked is why didn't he (Butt) held the inquiry when he was in power and when the finger was first pointed at the outcome of the semifinal.
If that wasn't enough, Butt hit the headlines when he walked out of a television studio on being asked a question about Shahid Afridi during the discussion on English
journalist Ed Hawkins' book, which claims the semifinal was fixed.
In a clear indication of just how sensitive he remains on the issue of Shahid Afridi, Butt wanked out his microphone and left the studio when being asked what forced him to struck a peace deal with the cricketer last year.
Clearly not happy with the queries, Butt said he no longer wanted to be part of the "useless discussion" and got up and left the studio.
Known for his eccentric ways and hardliner approach towards the media during his four-year tenure as the chairman, Butt clearly has not changed.
It was his eccentric and strong approach towards players that led to the sacking of Afridi last year in May.
Afridi, however, moved to