The former Pakistani skipper Salman Butt going to resume his career as Lahore Qalandars chosen him as a replacement of Mohammad Hafeez. Butt will play the remaining matches of Qalandars in current season of PSL.
While loosing Hafeez, the Qalandars need a perfect replacement who can support the team well at number three position. Butt will play under the captaincy of AB de Villiers, who was handed the captaincy by Qalandars after Hafeez fractured his thumb.
Butt was a member of the Pakistan squad that won the ICC World T20 in England in 2009. He has played 24 T20Is in which he has scored 595 runs. In 74 T20s, Salman has scored 2,278 runs at an average of just over 36 with a strike-rate of 113.5.