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Pakistan recall Kamran Akmal, Razzaq for World T20


July 12th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday included controversial wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal, opener Imran Nazir and all-rounder Abdul Razzaq in the list of 30 probables for the World Twenty20 in Sri ... Read more...

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Butt calls for fresh trial in Pakistan


June 29th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who was released this month from jail in England, is planning to appeal for an open trial against him in Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Butt arrives home, vows to clear his name


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, June 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt, who was released from a British jail Thursday, returned home Friday amidst a chaotic welcome and vowed to clear his ... Read more...

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Butt is lonely and depressed: Asif


May 7th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 7 (IANS) Pakistan's banned fast bowler Mohammad Asif, who was released from British jail Friday, said former captain Salman Butt, with whom he shared a cell, was lonely ... Read more...

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Asif released from British jail


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Pakistan cricket Mohammed Asif was released from a British jail Thursday after completing half of his 12-month sentence after being found guilty in a spot-fixing scandal.The ... Read more...

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I was tricked into spot-fixing: Aamer


March 20th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Young Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Aamer, who served a six months jail term after being convicted of spot-fixing, has broken his silence for the first time, ... Read more...

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ICC to probe county match-fixing charges


March 11th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Indian bookies are fixing "soft target" county matches in England, according to an investigation by Sunday Times. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to investigate ... Read more...

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Butt and Aamer’s appeals rejected


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Aamer's appeals against their sentences for a spot-fixing scam were rejected Wednesday. "The pair were not present at the Court of ... Read more...

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Appeals of Butt, Aamer to be heard Wednesday


November 19th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) The appeals of jailed Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammed Aamer will be heard by the Court of Appeal Wednesday for their involvement in spot fixing ... Read more...

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Pakistani, Australian cricket boards form anti-graft unit


November 16th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London/Melbourne, Nov 16 (IANS) In the wake of three Pakistani cricketers being convicted of spot-fixing, both the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Cricket Australia (CA) have set-up anti-corruption watchdogs ... Read more...

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Match-fixing rampant in all countries: Former ICC investigator


November 16th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Paul Condon, the former head of the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption unit, has blown the myth that match fixing is prevalent only in the sub-continent.In an ... Read more...

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Swann: Prison sentences to Pak trio a ‘wake-up call’


November 14th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) England spinner Graeme Swann feels the punishment handed out to the three guilty Pakistani players will serve as a "massive wake-up call" for cricket.The Pakistani trio ... Read more...

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Jailed Pakistan cricketers face deportation from Britain


November 12th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Jailed Pakistani crickers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer could be deported from Britain once they finish their terms.The trio were found guilty by the ... Read more...

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Butt appeals against 30-month jail sentence


November 9th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has appealed against his 30-month jail sentence for spot-fixing in a Test match against England at Lord's last year.Butt, along with ... Read more...

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Former ICC anti-graaft chief proposes ban on ‘corrupt’ teams


November 6th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Paul Condon, the former chief of the world cricket body's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU), has proposed banning of teams whose players are found guilty of ... Read more...

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Strauss calls ICC’S Anti-Corruption watchdog ‘toothless tiger’


November 5th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) England's Test captain Andrew Strauss has called the world cricket body's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) a "toothless tiger" following the spot-fixing scandal that resulted in ... Read more...

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Asif likely to be moved to an open prison: Report


November 5th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif, who is one of the three cricketers sentenced for spot-fixing, could be moved to an open prison, according to a ... Read more...

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I refused to meet Majeed, says Afridi


November 5th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 5 (IANS) Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi Saturday claimed that he was approached by jailed bookmaker Mazhar Majeed several times but he distanced himself from the agent as he ... Read more...

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Butt’s family postpones his sister’s wedding


November 4th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 4 (IANS) Salman Butt's family is in a "state of shock" after the former Pakistani cricket captain was found guilty of spot-fixing and has postponed his sister's wedding ... Read more...

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Watson endorses life-ban for corrupt cricketers


November 4th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 4 (IANS) Australian vice captain Shane Watson feels cricketers found guilty of corruption should be banned for life.Watson's comments come in the wake of a landmark judgement by ... Read more...

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Families stand by jailed Pakistani cricketers


November 3rd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 3 (IANS) Families of jailed Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammed Aamir stood by them Thursday, saying they are innocent and have been implicated in the ... Read more...

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Match-fixing not just restricted to sub-continent: Lee


November 3rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 3 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee says that match-fixing was not just restricted to the sub-continent but can happen in any part of the world where cricket ... Read more...

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Pakistani players return to court for sentencing


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) The three Pakistan players found guilty of spot-fixing returned to court Wednesday ahead of their sentences.Salman Butt, the disgraced former Pakistan captain, and fast bowler Mohammad ... Read more...

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Teen-aged couple plunges into canal in Britain


October 27th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) A teenaged couple in Britain, who were in a relationship but belonged to different communties, died after falling into a canal Diwali night Wednesday. ... Read more...

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CA calls match-fixing allegations outlandish


October 11th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 11 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland has said the claims made by Pakistani player agent Mazhar Majeed about Australian match-fixing "appear to be outlandish, and ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricketers face London trial for spot-fixing


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) The trio of Pakistani cricketers -- Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer -- Tuesday will face the trial on the spot-fixing charges during the Test ... Read more...

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Learning tricks from Anderson: Asif


September 8th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 8 (IANS) Banned Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif says he has been closely following English paceman James Anderson's exploits against India and will use few of his tricks ... Read more...

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Last year 56 cricketers were approached by bookmakers: Waugh


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Former Australian captain Steve Waugh, who is a leading a drive to weed out corruption from cricket, has revealed the 56 international cricketers were approached by ... Read more...

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Kovalam Literary Festival to make Delhi debut


June 27th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The annual Kovalam Literary Festival will make its debut stopover in the national capital Sept 29 with a daylong session at the India International Centre ... Read more...

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Aamer’s ban may be extended by ICC, says report


June 10th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Aamer's five-year ban by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for spot-fixing could be extended after he was caught playing league cricket in ... Read more...

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Strauss has no technical flaw against left arm pacers: Flower


June 9th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower has said there is no technical flaw in the batting of England captain Andrew Strauss who is struggling for form in the ... Read more...

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Sutherland says his comments were not intended to embarrass PCB


May 5th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 5 (IANS) Tensions between Australian and Pakistan cricket boards eased after Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland clarified that his comments on Judge Qayyum's recommendations were not ... Read more...

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PCB says UAE clearance for banned Asif too late


April 13th, 2011 - 6:29 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr. 13 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that the United Arab Emirates decision to permit banned pacer Mohammad Asif to enter the country has come very later and ... Read more...

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There’s no pressure on team: Afridi


March 29th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, in a calculated move, says his side was not expected to enter the cricket World Cupsemifinals and thus are under no ... Read more...

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World Cup win will usher new era in Pakistan cricket: Intikhab


March 27th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Pakistani cricket manager Intikhab Alam feels winning the World Cup could usher in a new era in his country's cricket.Intikhab said Pakistan cricket had gone ... Read more...

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