Pakistan Cricket Board has permitted the duo to play for their department Wapda in the national event which begins in Karachi and Islamabad. But Rasheed made it clear that there would be no immediate return for Butt and Asif to the national team even if they performed well in the championship.
"I would say they will have to wait until the next season and appear in the first class tournament before we can decide whether their form, fitness and attitude makes us consider
them for national selection," said Rasheed.
He said even Muhammad Aamir, the third player involved in the 2010 spot-fixing scandal in England, was only recalled to the Pakistan team after one proper domestic season.
"In Aamir's case, the ICC allowed him to resume playing last April and first he played Grade-11 cricket, then in different T20 tournaments and finally in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy and Bangladesh Premier League before we invited him for the national camp," the chief selector said.

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