Salman Butt was the captain of the Pakistani national side during the spot fixing scandal of 2010 Tainted Pakistani cricketer Salman Butt has voiced his concerns over him and the bowling duo of Mohammed Amir and Mohammad Asif being isolated by the cricketing fraternity, reports Wisden India. After being cleared by the ICC, the Pakistani opener is trying to get onto the brighter side of things and regaining the confidence and support of
(From left) Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Asif (behind) and Salman Butt Former Pakistani cricketer and Pakistan Super League (PSL) ambassador Ramiz Raja believes that the potential involvement of the tainted trio of Salman Butt, Mohammed Amir and Mohammed Asif in the upcoming PSL will be extremely dangerous to the image of Pakistan cricket and will have a negative impact on upcoming players. Speaking to Dawn News, Raja resented th
Flanagan is a retired British police officer International Cricket Council's (ICC) anti corruption unit chief, Sir Ronnie Flanagan has said that corruption can never be totally removed from the game of cricket, reports icc-cricket.com. Flanagan, who is also retired British police officer, tried to assured cricket fans worldwide that the committee responsible for administrating the wrong doing is doing everything it could to stop the il
Akhtar wants to own a franchise in the newly formed Pakistan Super League Shoaib Akhtar has revealed his intention of owning a franchise in the Pakistan Super League, Cricket Australia’s official website reports. The former speedster also added that he would like to make Mohammad Amir a member of his team so that he can guide him as the tainted 23-year-old continues his attempt to make a comeback to international cricket. "
Stuart Broad runs between wickets during the 2010 Test, as Mohammad Amir looks on Tainted Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir has not been taken in the Pakistan squad that is to face England in the October-November tour, but English fast bowler Stuart Broad has recently held forth to ESPNCricinfo on how it will feel to compete alongside the convicted match-fixer in the future. There remains a good chance that the 23-year-old Amir will find h
Amir picked up 19 wickets in four Tests against England, his last Test series before being banned Stuart Broad revealed that he would not have any problems facing Pakistan’s Mohammad Amir in the future, ESPNCricinfo reports. The English fast bowler claims that it’s time to forget and forgive but added that he would rather focus on his own side than about the opposition. The tainted trio of Amir, Salman Butt and
Should they be inducted back into International cricket? “It is the most awful and sickening feeling. When a bunch of rogues you share the dressing room with are fighting tooth and nail to lose a match, it kills your desire to play the game and whips up a desire to kill them.” Strong words indeed, coming from ex-Pakistani cricketer and commentator Ramiz Raja in a Cricinfo article. This was when the news came out earlier thi
Salman Butt Former Pakistan national team captain Salman Butt signed a confession note admitting his role in the spot-fixing scandal during the Pakistan versus England series in 2010. Pakistan Cricket Board(PCB) chief Shaharyar Khan confirmed that Butt has signed the confession statement. The 31-year-old Lahore-born batsman played 33 Tests, 78 ODIs and 24 T20s for Pakistan till August 2010. The left-handed ope
Mohammad Amir Lahore, May 20 (IANS) Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Amir believes he has "been given a new life" as he looks to make his way back to international cricket later this year. Amir was banned from all cricket for five years after being found guilty of spot-fixing during a Test match against England in 2010. He said he thought of quitting on several occasions throughout his suspension but has been motivated by the huge
Amir won’t be likely playing in the Big Bash this year Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Amir’s hopes of playing in the Big Bash this year has not materialised as Sydney Thunder rejected a chance to sign him up. The Sydney based franchise already have Jacques Kallis (last year's player of the tournament) as one of their overseas players and Amir's representatives contacted them to know if they were keen to sign an overseas
Amir picked up two wickets in his comeback game Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir marked his comeback to competitive cricket with a two-wicket haul in the Super8 T20 Cup in Faisalabad. He picked a wicket off his very first ball when he bowled Sajjad Ali, and then came back to pick Mohammad Naseem. He finished with figures of 2 for 15 in 2.1 overs. Ahead of the match, Amir thanked his fans for backing him during the tough times.
Mohammad Amir bowling during a domestic match Banned left-arm Pakistani fast bowler, Mohammad Amir has been advised by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to avoid interacting with media since he is still serving a five year ban for spot fixing from the ICC. PCB has been cautious as any controversial remark by Amir could land him into trouble. He was due to appear on a Pakistani private news channel but it was cancelled at the last momemt. A
Salman Butt Banned Pakistan captain and opening batsman has reportedly made a full-fledged confession to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for the very first time. Butt was found guilty of spot-fixing in 2010, when Pakistan was playing a Test series England. He was banned along with Mohammad Asif and young pacer Mohammad Amir. “Apparently Butt during his meeting made a full confession that he knew and was involved
Mohammad Amir it set to make his comeback to cricket in Grade-II with Omar Associates Mohammad Amir has been signed by Omar Associates to play in the Patron's Trophy Grade-II national tournament which begins from March 9. Mohammad Amir was allowed by the Anti-Corruption and Security Unit of the International Cricket Council (ICC) to play domestic cricket in Pakistan with immediate effect. The Patron’s Trophy Grade-II national
Mohammad Amir celebrates the wicket of England’s Eoin Morgan at Lord’s in 2010 In light of Mohammad Amir’s recent return to Pakistan’s cricket scene after his ban, this is an ideal moment to re-assess his career. There is no denying that this young bowler made a severe error in judgement and he has paid dearly for it. However, even thought he has wasted precious time, Amir is only 22. It is st