Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif will be a part of the second season of the T20 extravgtanza, not as a player but only as a spectator!
“Asif will be going to South Africa to watch a few matches of the IPL,” said the bowler’s management company.
Asif, who already left for London on Tuesday for a two-week stint, will fly to South Africa to watch a few IPL games.
In IPL first season Asif had played for Delhi Daredevils. However, he was banned by the IPL after he tested positive for banned anabolic steroid nandrolone.
According to some media reports, the right hand fast bowler is also planning to attend a rehabilitation and training course In England to get back to full match fitness before his 12-month ban ends in September later this year.
Come May, 26 year old pacer would also feature in some club matches in England. Moreover, he would also work under expert trainers in England for at least four weeks.
In July 2008, the Pakistan cricket Board suspended Asif for his doping offence.
However, Asif is confident to make a comeback in Pakisatn team for this year’s ICC Champions Trophy in South Africa.